Stallybrass, Andrew Weatherhead

He was the third son of Greville Austin Stallybrass, of Heswall, Cheshire, and Irene Stallybrass, the daughter of the Reverend Robert Johnston Weatherhead, Hon. Canon of Chester. After his father died, his mother married Clare Oswald Stallybrass MD, DPH, also of Heswall, Cheshire, and their second son, Oliver George Weatherhead Stallybrass, was also a Wykehamist (Coll.1937-1943).

He had a distinguished career at Winchester as a scholar, winning a school exhibition. In his last year, when he was Prefect of Chapel, he won three “Medal Tasks” – English Verse, Latin Verse and Greek Prose, and the Goddard Scholarship. He was a very accomplished pianist, and a courageous member of College XV in 1934. He went up to New College as a scholar and got a First in “Mods” in 1937 and a Second in “Greats” in 1939.

He joined the RA as a gunner in February 1940, and was transferred next day to an OCTU. He died in the Royal Infirmary, Chester, on March 25th 1940 aged 24 and is buried in grave 3.45 of St. Peter’s churchyard, Heswall, Cheshire.


War: World War 2

  • Surname: Stallybrass
  • Forenames or initials: Andrew Weatherhead
  • House: College
  • Years in School: 1930-1935
  • Rank: Gunner
  • Regiment: Royal Artillery
  • Date of Birth: 14th August 1916
  • Date of Death: 25th March 1940
  • How Died: Died on Active Service
  • Location in War Cloister: Inner G2
  • Decoration: NA
  • Burial Site: St Peter's Churchyard, Heswall, Cheshire: Grave 3.45