Stanley Stair

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Stanley Stair
BornOctober 1900
DiedApril 2008 (aged 107)
Animal Hill, Lucea, Jamaica
AllegianceUnited Kingdom United Kingdom
Service/branchBritish West Indies Regiment
Years of service1918
RankPrivate
Battles/warsWorld War I
AwardsBritish War Medal
Victory Medal

Stanley Stair (October 1900 – April 2008) was the last British West Indies Regiment veteran. [1] He enlisted into the Infantry in 1918. At the end of the war he was awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal.

He died in Animal Hill, Lucea, Jamaica, in April 2008 at the age of 107.

References[change | change source]

  1. (4 March 2003; Updated 11 December 2008). Last Caribbean veteran of first world war dies at 105, Guardian