Richard Barnato Stanley

Wireless Operator
Service number 1310983
Died 21 Apr 1943
Buried Willesden Jewish Cemetery
Age 27

Headstone Inscription
‘IN LOVING MEMORY OF RICHARD WHO DIED ON ACTIVE SERVICE. BELOVED SON OF F. & M. STANLEY SLEEP IN PEACE’


Richard was born on 26 July 1915 to Frank and Minnie nee Rantzen. His father is listed in the 1939 Register as a wholesale watch and clock maker and a manufacturer of toilet preparations. Richard worked as an accountant before enlisting in the RAF. Research is ongoing to find further details about the family.

Richard died at the West Middlesex University Hospital. His post mortem states that he died from subacute ulcerative colitis.