The Men

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GOSS, STANLEY MARTIN

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Private
4126781
26/09/1944
25
Middlesex Regiment 1st Bn.
II. D. 14.
You were too dearly loved stanley
To ever be forgotten “until we meet” mum

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Son of Mabel Louise Goss, of Loddiswell, Devon.

Kingsbridge Gazette 13 October 1944

ROLL OF HONOUR

GOSS_ Died of wounds in North West Europe, September 1944, Stanley, aged 25 (Pte. Middlesex Regt.), devoted last surviving son of Mrs. And the late Mr. Goss, Loddiswell, and also loved brother of Beat and Family._ A bitter blow.

GOSS._ Died of wounds in North-West Europe, September 1944, Stanley, dearest friend of Joy and Peter._ One of the best.

DEATH OF older BROTHER ALFRED GEORGE GOSS

Kingsbridge Gazette 16 Nov 1934

Deaths

GOSS._ Alfred George Goss, beloved and eldest son of Martin and Mabel Goss, Fore Street, Loddiswell. _ Funeral leaving house 2.30 Sunday.

LODDISWELL DEATH._ It is with regret that we have to record the death of Mr Alfred Goss, a young Loddiswell man, aged 23, at the South Devon and East Cornwall Hospital, Plymouth.  He had been seriously ill for about a month, and ten days ago he was removed to hospital, where his condition became critical on Wednesday, and his parents were sent for.  He died on Thursday morning.  He was the elder son of Mr and Mrs M Goss, and lived in Loddiswell all his life. He was well known throughout the district, being a keen sportsman, and last season played football for Chillington.

DEATH OF FATHER (6 weeks later) MARTIN TAYLOR GOSS

Kingsbridge Gazette 21 Dec 1934

LODDISWELL

The death of Mr M Goss took place at South Hams Hospital on Thursday of last week, after a shprt illness, at the age of 47.  Deceased who was born in Kingston, was the fourth son of the late Mr and Mrs T Goss, of Kingston.  He had been employed for the last 21 years with Mr BJ Brooks of Hatch Farm, Loddiswell, and was well known and respected.  His son Alfred George, died only six weeks ago.  He leaves a widow, son and daughter.

The funeral took place at Loddiswell on Sunday, the service being conducted by Mr R Maliphant.

The family mourners were Mrs Goss (widow). Mr G Goss (brother), Miss R Goss (sister), Mr and Mrs Lapthorne, Mr and Mrs G Taylor, Mr T Brown, Mr P Brown, Mr B Brown, Mr W Lapthorne, and Mrs Pedrick (cousins), Mr and Mrs A Goss, (brother and sister in law), Mr and Mrs Hine, Mr and Mrs Luscombe (brothers in law and sister in law), Mr F Stone (brother in law) Mr W Hine and Mr L Hine (nephews).

Stanley Goss, front row on the right.

Original gravesite at Meerveldhoven.