|Date of birth:||23rd March 1902|
|Place of birth:||Shirley, Southampton|
|Regiment / Division:||Royal Navy|
|Rank / Service No:||Boy 2nd Class, J/87410|
|Died:||7th June 1918, aged 16 years|
|Buried:||Hollybrook Cemetery, Southampton (L.8.28)|
Stephen was the younger of 2 siblings born to John Charles and Alice Lydia Kiddle (nee Sutton), who married in Shirley in 1897.
John was born in Shirley in 1872 and he died in Alverstoke at only 34 years old, in 1906.
Alice was born in Salisbury on 16 November 1873; she and her 2 children were living with her parents at 67 Shirley Park Road at the 1911 Census.
Alice passed away in Southport in 1940.
Ethel Clarissa Emily b. 1899 Shirley d. 1982 Canterbury Married Wilfred J. Lawson in Southampton in 1919.
HMS Impregnable was a training establishment in Devonport for boys. It consisted of 2 vessels, HMS Howe and Inconstant.
The boys were exercised at fire stations and abandoning ship.
Stephen died from meningitis in Plymouth Hospital.
|Published:||6th October 2016|
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