King-Stephens, Lionel Eustace

Dates:

War Service:
Second Lieutenant LIONEL EUSTACE KING-STEPHENS of 8th battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) died of wounds on 20 December 1916, aged 37. He joined the Artists Rifles in October 1915 and was commissioned into the Sherwood Foresters in December. He went to France in July 1916 and was fatally wounded by a sniper on 16 December while in charge of a wiring party.

He is buried in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorial at the Private Banks Cricket and Athletic Club in Catford.

Details:
He was the youngest son of Robilliard and Frances King-Stephens of Teddington, Middx. After leaving St Paul’s School he joined the London and Provincial Bank. He was a prominent member of the Teddington Hockey club.

Source:
The Times 2 January 1917

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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