Private Frederick Stonestreet

Private Frederick Stonestreet

Frederick Stonestreet © Dorking Advertiser

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

Frederick was born at home in Horsham, West Sussex in 1882. Son of Frederick and Elizabeth Stonestreet. Frederick senior worked as an agricultural labourer.

Frederick enlisted at Dorking into the 6th Battalion of the Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment. At the time of enlisting Frederick gives his residence as Dorking. He had married Caroline whose address is given as Chapel Cottages, Slinfold.

Frederick was killed in action on the 12th of April, 1917. He is buried in Ste Catharine British Cemetery, France.

Born                             Horsham, West Sussex
Lived                             Dorking, Surrey

Son of                         Frederick and Elizabeth Stonestreet

Husband                      Caroline Stonestreet, Chapel Cottages, Slinfold

Enlisted                        Dorking

Regiment                      6th Battalion, Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
Number                        G/22571

Place of Death              France
Date of Death               12th April 1917
Cause of Death             Killed in Action

Age                               35

Cemetery                     Ste. Catherine British Cemetery, France