Other names: Harry
Locations in this story: Compton Abbas, Shaftesbuyr, DorsetDrones Lane, Twyford, Shaftesbury, DorsetTaunton, SomersetShaftesbury, Dorset
Story: Harry Stone was born in Compton Abbas, Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 31st March 1897, the son of William Stone and Julia Stone (née Andrews). He spent nearly all his life in the Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset, area apart from his Military Service. He enlisted with the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner (Service No. 66660). It is not known in which theatre of war he served but he was attached at one time to the 141st Siege Battery. Following his discharge he was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He married Annetta Bessie May Gray in Shaftesbury, Dorset, in 1929. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at Drones Lane, Twyford, Shaftesbury, and was described as a Dairy Farmer. His death was recorded at the Taunton, Somerset, Registry in 1982.