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
Regiment 63rd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery
Number 8326
Date of Death 24th April 1917
Place of Death France
Cause of Death Killed in Action
Age 25
Cemetery Arras Memorial, France
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