Private Stanley Richard Withall

Stanley Withall © Dorking Advertiser
© Royston Williamson 2015

Thank you to Wendy Shuttleworth for the following research.

Stanley Richard Withall was born in January 1892 in Oxted in Surrey to Mary Ann and James Withall.

In 1901 he was living at Sawdust Green, Dorking with his parents and siblings William, Hilda, Harry, Albert and Edith.

By 1911, his father James had died. The rest of the family were still living at Sawdust Farm. Stanley was working on a farm.

Stanley married Elizabeth Ellen Taylor on 10th January 1915 at St. Martin’s Church, Dorking.

Stanley Withall Death Notice © Dorking Advertiser

Stanley enlisted at Guildford and joined the 2nd Battalion of The Queen’s West Surrey Regiment and was sent to France. He died of his wounds on 12th April 1917 in France aged 28. He was buried at Ervillers Military Cemetery, France (A3).

Born                            Oxted, Surrey
Lived                           Dorking

Son of                         Mary Ann and James Withall
Husband of                  Elizabeth Ellen Taylor

Address                      St. Martin’s Place

Enlisted                       Guildford

Regiment                     2nd Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Number                       G/4668

Date of Death              12th April 1917
Place of Death             France
Cause of Death           Died of Wounds

Age                            28

Cemetery                    Ervilliers Military Cemetery, France