Stott, E B
EDWARD BLEAKLEY/BLEACKLEY STOTT
Remembered with honour Devizes Cemetery: Row W, Grave 3
He enlisted in Trowbridge, Wilts; appears to have no medals, and died of pneumonia at 1 Northern General Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about and a Death announcement for Edward in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 19 October 1918.
Son of the Reverend James Augustine and Maude Margaret (nee BLEAKLEY) STOTT.
His parents married 1898 at Holy Trinity, Hyde, Chesh. Maude died 2 January 1945 in London W.10. aged 72; James died 30 May 1949 in Didcot, Berks.
Edward was born 3 October 1900 in Brighouse or Rastrick, Yorks, and attended Watford Grammar School from June 1912 to June 1915. He resided in Devizes, Wilts.
On the 1901 Census, aged 6 months he lived in Brighouse, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 10, he lived in Kingston, Surrey, with his parents and one sibling.
Unit5th (Reserve) Battalion
Date of death12/10/1918
Age at death17
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)