Other names: Stephen Herbert
Locations in this story: ShaftesburyFrance & FlandersVillers Station Cemetery, Villers-Au-Bois, FranceBeetles Green, Motcombe, DorsetCanadaMotcombe, 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.