Other names: Charles Henry
Locations in this story: Shipton Gorge, DorsetFrance & FlandersCouin British Cemetery, FranceParsonage Street, Fontmell Magna, Dorset
Story: Charles Henry Stone was born in 1893 in Shipton Gorge, Dorset. He was the son of John Stone, an Estate Carpenter, and Eliza Elizabeth Stone née Gale. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as an Ironmonger's Assistant and living at Parsonage Street, Fontmell Magna. He enlisted as a Private in the Somerset Light Infantry (Service No. 15290). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1915 Star medals. He died on 3rd July 1916 and was buried at Couin British War Cemetery in France (grave id. I.D.3). He is remembered on the Fontmell Magna War Memorial, Shaftesbury.