[page last updated 13 May 2015]
Roll of Honour Data Page
(nee Stanley Arthur Handley)
Arthur in 1942.
(Photos copyright: Loughran family- shown here with their kind permission)
1918 Barking Essex
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron
Ringway Parachute Training Course 84.
son of Arthur George Handley (Q4 1880 - 1954)
and Susan Ellen Rayment (1882-1938 )
m. 1905 Romford, Essex
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- )
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.]
Elsie Spilling m. 1943 Ipswich. His widow re-married in 1946 to Mr R.J. Dale.
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.
Cemetery / Memorial:
Bayeaux Memorial Panel 12 Column1
"Our Arthur" -photo taken 1942.
1939 newspaper report on court case involving Sapper Handley.
ALL images and content on this website are copyright - DO NOT copy or use without permission via e-mail. Contact website