Private Stanley George Maskell

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

28 Apr 1917

War time / or Pre War occupation

Painter and decorator

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

168 Dallow Road
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location

No known grave

War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier


The Luton News , 7th June 1917
Pte Stanley George Maskell

Pte Stanley George Maskell, 29209, Essex Regiment, was killed in action on April 28th, 1917. He was aged 30.

A letter to his widow, Bertha, at the couple's home at 168 Dallow Road, Luton, from Lieut Jessop said Pte Maskell was missing after an engagement in France on April 28th and there was no further information about him. Her husband's last letter home was written on April 24th.

Born in Dunstable in 1887, Stanley Maskell was the son of Lamech George and Minnie Kate Maskell, who were living in Dudley Street, Luton, at the time of his death. On July 1st, 1911, he had married Dunstable girl Bertha Ward.

Stanley had been a painter and decorator before going into munitions work at George Kent's Ltd at the outbreak of war. He joined up in August 1916 and went to France early in the following November.

Stanley Maskell had two brothers serving, one in India and one on the East Coast.

Individual Location

Pte Stanley George Maskell

Author: Deejaya

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