Benjamin Ralph Streatfield1

#1159, (18 February 1894-1 July 1916)
Benjamin Ralph Streatfield
circa 1915
killed in action; Somme, 1916
Father*Walter Streatfield1 b. 12 Mar 1864, d. 20 Feb 1949
Mother*Elizabeth Mercy Price1 b. 5 Aug 1866, d. 8 Jan 1950
ChartsThe Streatfields from Farningham
Birth*18 FEB 1894 Benjamin Ralph Streatfield was born on 18 FEB 1894 at Ash next Ridley, Kent, England.2 
Death*1 JUL 1916 He died on 1 JUL 1916 at The Battle of the Somme, Picardy, France, aged 22.3,4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 He lived with Walter Streatfield and Elizabeth Mercy Price at Peckham Wood, Ash next Ridley, Kent, England, together with Ernest Streatfield, Minnie Rosa Streatfield, William Streatfield, Richard Streatfield, Reginald Alfred John Streatfield, Lucy May Streatfield, Victor Streatfield and Elsie Lizzie Streatfield.5 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 Benjamin Ralph Streatfield lived with Ernest Streatfield and Minnie Gertrude Martin at Black House, Ash next Ridley, Kent, England, together with Ernest John Streatfield.6 
Milit-Beg*1914 Benjamin Ralph Streatfield began military service in 1914 at Wrotham, Kent, England.3 
Milit-End*1 JUL 1916 He ended military service on 1 JUL 1916.7 
Last Edited18 Sep 2016


  1. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, age 6 at census.
  2. [S57] Streatfield Research Group.
  3. [S71] UK WW1 records, Killed in Action.
  4. [S28] Monumental inscription.
  5. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  6. [S68] The 1911 census.
  7. [S28] Monumental inscription, Theipval Memorial; 7th Bn., Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment).
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016