Private Stanley Harold Atherton

Army Number: 109008 (formerly 60282 5th Battalion Manchester Regiment)

Battalion: 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Son of Mary Ann Atherton, of 7 Rushton Street, Didsbury, Manchester. He was a carter prior to enlisting at Manchester on 23rd May 1917. He went to France on 30th March 1918, was transferred to the 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment on 4th April 1918 and was killed in action, 27th May 1918, whilst the battalion was in a retiring fight from Montagne de Guyancourt, France.

Commemorated Soissons Memorial, France.

Soissons Memorial, France.

Private Stanley Harold Atherton is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Didsbury War Memorial, Didsbury, Greater Manchester.