1. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.136

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Family :

Mrs. E. Stone, 4 Lansdowne Place, Blackheath, London

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) 

Action : War Survivor 

Although many perished in times of national conflict and in the service of their country, many more survived including those interned as Prisoners of War. Stories of those who did survive are included as part of this site, especially those with high gallantry awards, those included against an external rolls of honour and those who had a distinguished career in wartime and military leaderhip.

Recorded in 1909 as a Lieutenant in the 2nd Dragoon Guards. Image is 1907 at Pretoria. Captain Edward Stone, 2i/c, after Nery OC, B Squadron, The Queen's Bays (2nd Dragoon Guards), 1st Cavalry Brigade, BEF: Original Diary of the Retreat from Mons, Battle of Le Cateau, Nery, the Aisne & Messines 1914. Daily entries written neatly in ink (occasionally pencil) from 14/8/14-28/10/14 (wounded 30/10/1914). The Bays crossed to France 15/8/1914 & moved up to the canal line at Mons

Detail :

Edward Stone survived the horrors of the First World War. He was promoted to Major in 1917 and after a long career retired in 1926.

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Canterbury No. 1635 E.C.London

13th December 1909
11th January 1910
11th February 1911

Past Master. In the records of the United Grand Lodge of England for Canterbury Lodge it shows the annotation of war service and then arrears thereafter. No recorded date of death supporting the information that he survived and continued on in his military career.

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