John Connel Stevenson

John Connel Stevenson

Date of Birth

Unknown

Course

2 Years at Borough Road College – Intermediate Science, 1910-1912

Job(s)

“The Shacklewell” C.S., Dalston

Service number

Unknown

WW1 rank

Acting-Captain

Royal West Surreys

Date of death

23 August 1918

Buried/memorial

Meaulte Military Cemetery, Somme, France

Awards/Honours

Mentioned in Dispatches for bravery

Biography

Acting-Captain John Connel Stevenson attended Borough Road College for two years, playing tennis and acting as the tennis treasurer 1911-12, and is listed as being destined for a school in Dalston. He enlisted into the Middlesex Regiment but was later put into the Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment. He was mentioned in dispatches for bravery. Stevenson was killed on the 23 August 1918 aged 27.

Sources

Entry on p.87 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, 1911-12 Club Officers Photo [BRCCO 005], BRCSYG033, 1913 Annual reports, Secondary source information provided by Douglas Craik (taken from Commonwealth War Graves Commission)

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