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Winstanley, N L

Serre Road No.1 Cemetery

Serre Road No.1 Cemetery, Pas de Calais
Picture courtesy of Mike & Rosemaris Thomas

Eldest son of Newnham R. and Bertha Winstanley, of "Heathcot", Beaumont, Jersey. Educated at Victoria College. Joined Parrs Bank in 1912

Killed in action at Beaumont Hamel , aged 22 years.

Commemorated on:
OV Memorial, Jersey
St Peter's Parish Memorial, Jersey
All Saints Church Memorial, Jersey
NatWest Bank plaque, Library Place, St Helier, Jersey

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 2 December 1916

Roll of Honour. We regret to learn that 2nd Lieutenant N L Winstanley of the South Staffordshire Regiment, who was previously reported missing has now been reported as killed. Yesterday Mr Winstanley of Beaumont received a telegram from the War Office to the following effect "Deeply regret to inform you that 2nd Lieutenant N L Winstanley, South Staffordshire Regiment, previously reported missing is now reported as having been killed in action between 13/15 November. The Army Council expresses sympathy. Secretary of the War Office". The deceased was an Old Victorian, having been at College between 1906-11, he also served in the OTC and subsequently entered the service of Parr's Bank, which he left to join the forces shortly after the outbreak of war. To the bereaved parents of the deceased officer we tender our sincerest sympathy.

NEWS ITEM in Jersey Evening Post of Monday 20 November 1916

Lieutenant N L Winstanley reported Missing. The following telegram was received this morning by Mr N R Winstanley of Heathcot, Beaumont, "Regret to inform you that 2nd Lieutenant N L Winstanley South Staffordshire Regiment is reported missing between 13/15 November. This does not necessarily mean that he is either killed or wounded. Further news wired if received. Secretary War Office". We earnestly trust that news of the young officers safety will shortly be forthcoming.


Newnham Liebman Winstanley

Second Lieutenant Newnham Liebman Winstanley
4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment

Newnham Liebman Winstanley

Notice of Death appears in Jersey Evening Post of Saturday 2 December 1916


Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record