May 18, 1945
Stan Sheldrake, the 19-year-old amateur inside-forward of Liverpool F.C., has been killed on the Continent while serving with the Forces. Sheldrake played with the County Combination team and lived at 66, Venmore Street, Anfield, Liverpool 4.
(Evening Express: June 2, 1945)
For more info about Stanley Sheldrake see this website in honour of him.
Thank you, he was my great uncle and I’m made up to see that someone has taken the time to write about him.
Amateur reg. for Liverpool 15/12-1942 and 17/5-1945. Born 5/1-1926 in 87 Venice Street, Everton. Died 18/5-1945 in Bremen.