Private Joseph Stanley May

Army Number : 32707

Battalion : 11th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Tupton, Derbyshire and lived at Pilsley, Derbyshire. Son of John Stanley and Mary Ellen May, of Garth House, Pilsley, Chesterfield. He was a grocers assistant prior to enlisting at Ilkeston, Derbyshire. He died of wounds, 21st August 1918, aged 24, at No, 24 Casualty Clearing Station, Italy.

Derbyshire Courier 16th September 1916


Buried/Commemorated : Cavalletto British Cemetery, Italy. Plot 1. Row C. Grave 13.


His brother Private Percy White May, 17th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment, also fell in teh Great War.

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Private Joseph Stanley May is also commemorated on the following local memorials :-
St. Mary's Church Lychgate War Memorial, Pilsley, Derbyshire.