Corporal George Stenning

Corporal George Stenning

Thank you to Bernice Forsyth and Mary Day from Capel Local History Group for allowing Dorking Museum to publish their research.

George was born in Hascombe, Godalming in 1892. Son of Henry and Harriet Stenning. Henry was employed as a general labourer.

George enlisted in the 63rd Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery. There was no record of his residence at the time of enlisting.

George was killed in action on the 27th of April, 1917. He has no known grave. His name is inscribed on the Arras Memorial in France.

Born                             Hascombe, Godalming, Surrey

Son of                          Harry and Harriot Stenning

Enlisted                        Marylebone

Regiment                      63rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Number                        8326

Place of Death              France
Date of Death               24th April 1917
Cause of Death             Killed in Action

Age                               25

Memorial                      Arras Memorial, France