Stephen Wansbury1

#4481, (8 October 1883-2 September 1916)
Father*Charles Richard Wansbury1 b. Sep 1841, d. Mar 1888
Mother*Eliza Mantle1 b. Jun 1842, d. Mar 1924
Charts The Wansburys of Shoreham
Birth*8 OCT 1883 Stephen Wansbury was born on 8 OCT 1883 at Knockholt, Kent, EnglandG.2,3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 He lived with Eliza Mantle at London Road, Halstead, Kent, EnglandG, together with Alfred Richard Wansbury, Henry Wansbury, Charles Wansbury, Lizzie Wansbury, Jane Wansbury, Edward Wansbury and Annie Wansbury.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 Stephen Wansbury lived with Eliza Mantle at 5 Hazel Terrace, Halstead, Kent, EnglandG, together with James Samuel Wansbury, Lizzie Wansbury, Edward Wansbury and Annie Wansbury.5 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 Stephen Wansbury lived with Eliza Mantle at 5 Hazel Cottages, Halstead, Kent, EnglandG, together with James Samuel Wansbury, Charles Wansbury, Lizzie Wansbury, Edward Wansbury and Charles Walter A Norris.6 
Death*2 SEP 1916 Stephen Wansbury died on 2 SEP 1916 at The Battle of the Somme, Picardy, France, aged 32, killed in action.7,8 
Burial* He was buried at The Thiepval Memorial, Picardy, FranceG.8,9 
Last Edited28 Jan 2019

Citations

  1. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age & birthplace.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Bromley, Kent, Oct-Dec 1883, vol 2a 407.
  3. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, findagrave.com, on the Thiepval Memorial, birth date & place.
  4. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  5. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  6. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, & 2 grandsons, Frederick Wansbury, 2, Knockholt, & Charles Norris, 12, Peckham.
  7. [S77] British Army records, 252535/1 Pte., 1st Bn RW Kent:- killed in action. register of Soldier's effects; payment to sister Annie of 4/3/8d.
  8. [S106] UK Commonwealth War Graves, Theipval Memorial, Part XLIII, Wansbury Pte. Stephen, G/12771, 1st Bn. Royal Kent Regt.
  9. [S28] Monumental inscription, plaque in St Margarets Church, Halstead for WW1 men of Halstead.
@ Michael Jefferies, 2016