Private Stephen Worsfold

 

Stephen Worsfold © Dorking Advertiser
Stephen Worsfold © Dorking Advertiser
Stephen Worsfold
© Royston Williamson 2015

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.

Stephen Worsfold Death Notice 30th December 1916 © Dorking Advertiser findmypast.co.uk

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)
Number 20175
Date of Death 1st January 1916
Place of Death Dorking
Age 44
Cemetery Dorking Cemetery
Private Stephen Worsfold
Photo courtesy of Royston Williamson
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