Harry Stone

Surname: Stone
Other names: Harry
Other people in this story:
William Stone
Julia Stone née Andrews
Annetta Bessie May Stone née Gray
Locations in this story:
Compton Abbas, Shaftesbuyr, Dorset
Drones Lane, Twyford, Shaftesbury, Dorset
Taunton, Somerset
Shaftesbury, Dorset

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.  The 1921 Census shows him living at 52 Twyford, Shaftesbury, living with his parents and out of work.  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.


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