F Stevens is possibly Frank Stevens who appears on the 1901 census of
England and as a two year old, born in
Lindfield but living at North Common, Chailey.
The household comprised Trayton Farley (head, aged 63, a district
council roadman), his wife Celia (aged 61), his son Francie Thomas (aged 19, an
ordinary farm labourer) and two grandchildren: Gennette Sandalls (aged 14,
working as a “nurse girl”) and Frank Stevens.
There was also a boarder at the house: Thomas Farrant, a widower and
retired farmer aged 75, and a visitor: Violet Ethel Wyatt aged 25, a general
Michael of the Great War Forum writes:
The only F Stevens that was discharged with an SWB from the Buffs was Fred Whiting Stevens. He had enlisted in Jan 1918 and was discharged with sickness in June 1919 not having gone overseas. I believe that men had to claim these badges so Frank may have been discharged but not applied for his badge.