Stan was born on September 16, 1921 at Worcester, England.
He enlisted in the RAF in England on January 21, 1939.
He was trained at Uxbridge; Yatesbury; #9 B&G, Pwiiheli, North Wales (Straight to squadron)
He received his Air Gunner Wing in 1939.
He was posted to 235 Squadron 2 Group, Bomber Command at North Coates, Norfolk on Blenheim IVs
He was then posted to 500 Squadron 16 Group, Coastal Command at Detling, Kent.
Pilot/Nav - P/O Pirie RAF
AG - Sgt. Prentice RAF - Both killed in action.
Stan was demobbed in London, England in 1946.
After the war:
3 year course, Queen’s University, Kingston (Inst.Municipal Assessors)
Ministry of Revenue, Assessment Division - Retired as a Manager.
Married wife Irene (Ex - WAAF)
Two sons - Martin and Philip and one daughter, Susan
12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. January 22, 2002