Stanley Cyril Forster Bannerman

Captain Stanley Cyril Forster Bannerman
1914 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Army Service Corps, attached Royal Garrison Artillery
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
Died of wounds
BurialBard Cottage Cemetery, VI. B. 12
Son of Robert and Mary A. Bannerman, of 1, Crown Circus, Dowanhill, Glasgow.
Robert Bannerman (c1837-1902) & Mary Ann Woods (-aft 1920)
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
Woodside Place, Glasgow
16 Blythswood Square, Glasgow
16 Blythswood Square, Glasgow
1 Crown Circus, Glasgow
Glasgow NecropolisCompartment Gamma Lair 156
Kelvinside Academy War Memorial The High School of Glasgow War Memorial West of Scotland Agricultural College, Auchincruive Scottish National War Memorial – not listed
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.
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Compiled by Morag Fyfe, Historical and Genealogical Researcher for The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis.

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