Stanley Cyril Forster Bannerman

RankCaptain Stanley Cyril Forster Bannerman
Medals1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
RegimentArmy Service Corps, attached Royal Garrison Artillery
Military Service

Bannerman was commissioned into the Special Reserve as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Service Corps in 1910, was promoted Lieutenant in October 1914 and Captain in March 1915. He had been called up on 6th August 1914 and arrived in France on either 9th or 13th August. He was involved in the fighting at Mons in August, The Aisne in September and First Ypres in October/November 1914. He served at the front until early 1917 when he spent several months at home recovering from trench fever.  On his return to the conflict he was attached to the Royal Garrison Artillery until his death during Third Ypres. This information on his military service is taken from an obituary and no further details are known.


1889, Glasgow

Death7th November 1917
Circumstances of Death

Died of wounds

BurialBard Cottage Cemetery, VI. B. 12
CWGC Information

Son of Robert and Mary A. Bannerman, of 1, Crown Circus, Dowanhill, Glasgow.


Robert Bannerman (c1837-1902) & Mary Ann Woods (-aft 1920)

Father's Occupation

Miller & Bannerman, wrights and builders, 128 Pitt Street, Glasgow


3 half siblings – Walter (c1876-1912), Robert (1878-1939), Jessie, Mrs W G Brodie (1879-1925)




Kelvinside Academy
The High School of Glasgow


1911 – Agricultural student

1891 Census

Woodside Place, Glasgow

1901 Census

16 Blythswood Square, Glasgow

1911 Census

16 Blythswood Square, Glasgow

Home Address

1 Crown Circus, Glasgow

Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Gamma Lair 156
Other Memorials

Kelvinside Academy War Memorial
The High School of Glasgow War Memorial
West of Scotland Agricultural College, Auchincruive
Scottish National War Memorial – not listed

Other Information

Bannerman left a will, value of estate £3485 12s 0d
He was a member of the Democratic Unionist Association and of the Committee of the West of Scotland Branch of the Navy League.

Acknowledgements and Sources

Much of the information on which this profile is based is drawn from various internet sources which are listed below.  The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis also wish to make full acknowledgement and thanks for the permitted use of any information or images generously supplied specifically for exhibition, publication or display in connection with The Roll of Honour and accompanying profiles to the High School of Glasgow, Ancestry, and Find my past.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Family Search

Scotlands People

The Long, Long Trail

The Scottish War Memorials Project



Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

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