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
Regiment 6th Battalion, Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
Place of Death France
Date of Death 12th April 1917
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Cemetery Ste. Catherine British Cemetery, France