Private Richard Stocks is remembered on a small headstone in the General Cemetery but the Friends have been unable to find out many details about him.
Gainsborough News – March 16th 1922. STOCKS. – In loving memory of Pte. R. Stocks who died March 16th, 1922.
We do not forget him. nor do we intend We think of him daily and will to the end From Father, Brothers and Sisters.
At the time of the 1911 Census Richard and his wife Isabelle were living at 121 Ropery Road with Isabelle’s parents, Walter and Mary Ann Lindley.
By the time of his death, Richard and Isabelle had four children, Ivy b.1909, Violet b. 1910, Edna M. b.1914, Phyllis b.1916