Stanley Crosse

14839952, Private, 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment.

Died on the 26th April 1946 aged 19.

Stanley was the son of Jesse & Ruth Crosse. His father was the Farm Manager to the Keysall family of Trotts Hill Farm.

Young Stanley was educated at Letchmore Road Boys School and at the age of 14, became a Porter on the LNER Line at Stevenage. He later worked for Ibcol before joining the Army.

After carrying out his initial training at 53 PTW in Bury St Edmunds he spent some time with the 8th Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment before being posted to India with Beds & Herts Regiment.

Whilst in India he contracted Typhoid Fever and died at the Dehra Dun Military Hospital.

He is buried in the Delhi War Cemetery, India. (3.H.4.)

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