Thank you to Margaret Dennis for the following research.
Stephen was born 1871 in South Holmwood, Surrey, one of 10 children of William (brick labourer) and Betsey Worsfold. On Stephen’s marriage in October 1901, he moved to Dorking, continuing work as a jobbing gardener. He enlisted in October 1914.
Died suddenly aged 44 yrs on duty with the Chilworth Guard on 1st January 1916. Buried in Dorking Cemetery plot 2-8527.
His widow Lilian Caroline was left with five children, at 5 Cotmandene Square, Dorking.
Husband of Lillian Caroline Worsfold of 5 Cotmandene Square, Dorking
Regiment 2nd/5th Battalion, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
Date of Death 1st January 1916
Place of Death Dorking
Cemetery Dorking Cemetery