Born in Oldcastle, Malpas, Cheshire in 1894, the fourth son of William and Elizabeth Stevenson of Booth Cottages, Threapwood, Malpas, Cheshire.
The 1911 Census shows Joseph as a pigman on Manor Farm, Wychough, Malpas, Cheshire.
Joseph’s older brother, Edward, also lost his life in the Great War.
Regiment : 6th Battalion King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Rank : Private
Service Number : 16591
Killed in Action; France 12 October 1915 Aged 21