Second Lieutenant STANLEY VEYSEY of 119 Seige Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery died on 21 September 1917 of shrapnel wounds sustained the previous day. He had originally joined the 20th Londons on the outbreak of war, later serving as lance corporal 288 in the Cyclist Corps before being commissioned into the RGA on 19 February 1917.
He is buried in Dozinghem Military Cemetery.
Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at Goldsmiths College in New Cross and in the Croydon Roll of Honour.
He had attended Whitgift Middle School and been a chorister at St. Matthew's Church in Croydon. After training as a teacher at Goldsmiths College (which he represented at rugby, cricket and tennis) he taught at Ware St. Mary's School in Hertfordshire. He was born on 25 April 1890, the son of Frederick and Emily Veysey, of 39, Lower Addiscombe Rd., Croydon.
Contributed By: Andy Pepper
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