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  • Family grave, Stokeham (St Peter) churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand
Person Details
Grantham
William Stevenson was born in 1880 at Grantham he married his wife Marian Richardson (born 9th August 1878 ) in 1911 their marriage was recorded in the East Retford Registration district, they lived at Stokeham, Retford, Nottinghamshire They had the following children, George Henry born 2nd April 1911, Ruth born 16th August 1913 and Cecil born 15th March 1915. His pension record card states he had a further daughter Daisy born 14th February 1904 by his first marriage her guardian was Mrs William Chamberlin of 58 Junction Road, Leicester.
29 Apr 1917
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149626 - CWGC Website
53297
Private
11th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private William Stevenson enlisted at Derby whilst residing at Retford, he served with the 11th battalion Sherwood Foresters Regiment and died of wounds on 29th April 1917 at the 2nd Canadian casualty clearing station. He is buried in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium (grave ref Xll.A.26A)
Family headstone (kerb), Stokeham (St Peter) churchyard: 'In loving memory of William Stevenson who died of wounds in France in the Great War April 29th 1917'
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  • Family grave, Stokeham (St Peter) churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    William Stevenson - Family grave, Stokeham (St Peter) churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand
  • Family grave (kerb), Stokeham (St Peter) churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    William Stevenson - Family grave (kerb), Stokeham (St Peter) churchyard. Photograph Rachel Farrand
  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William Stevenson - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Courtesy of Murray Biddle