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Driver

Arthur Stanley
HANDLEY
(nee Stanley Arthur Handley)

(Chic)


Arthur in 1942.
(Photos copyright: Loughran family- shown here with their kind permission

Born:

1918 Barking Essex

Service No.

1902204  

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron

Military Notes:
Service Record:

Ringway Parachute Training Course 84. 

Family Notes:

son of Arthur George Handley (Q4 1880 - 1954)
and Susan Ellen Rayment (1882-1938 )
m. 1905 Romford, Essex

brother of
Frederick Handley (nee Rayment) 1903-)
Ellen Handley (1905-1938)
Elizabeth Bessie Handley Mann (1907-1985)
Clotilda Viale Handley (1909-1911)
Arthur George Handley (1910-1911)
Clara F Handley (1912-1912)
William James Handley (1913-1977)
Alice Handley (1915-1917)
Henry H Handley (1920- )
Sylvia Elsie Handley  Parsons (1923-1990)
Terence Handley (1925- )

Civilian Occupation:

1939 Arthur is living with eldest sister Elizabeth and her husband William Mann, and younger sister Sylvia E Handley in sutton Road, Barking. Arthur is recorded as a motor fitter by trade at this time.
Earlier in the same year during his court case he is described as a machine operator. [See clips below.]

Married:

Elsie  Spilling m. 1943 Ipswich. His widow re-married in 1946 to Mr R.J. Dale.


Died:


6th  or 7th June 1944 aged 24. He was witnessed by colleagues, killed in action, but his body was not recovered at the time or identified at a later date. He could be in an unmarked grave. Hence named on the Bayeaux Memorial.

Burial:

./. 

Cemetery / Memorial:

Bayeaux  Memorial Panel 12 Column1

Links:

CWGC page

Misc:

./. 

 

 

 

 
"Our Arthur" -photo taken 1942.
 
1939 newspaper report on court case involving Sapper Handley.

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