Names on Motcombe War Memorial 4

Stephen Herbert Stone

Surname: Stone
Other names: Stephen Herbert
Other people in this story:
Stephen Stone
Martha Stone
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury
France & Flanders
Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-Au-Bois, France
Beetles Green, Motcombe, Dorset
Canada
Motcombe, Dorset

Story:
Stephen Herbert Stone was born in 1892 in Shaftesbury. He was the son of Stephen Stone, a General Labourer, and Martha Stone. The family lived at Beetles Green, Motcombe. On 15th October 1909 Herbert sailed to Canada. He enlisted as a Private in the Canadian Infantry (Service No. 408902). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 15th February 1917 and was buried at Villers Station Cemetery, Villers-Au-Bois in France (grave id. VII.B.6). He is remembered on the Motcombe War Memorial, Dorset.              

   

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Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives