Awards & Titles:
Family :Mrs. E. Stone, 4 Lansdowne Place, Blackheath, London
Unit : Not Yet Known
Action : War Survivor
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
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.
Although many perished in the Great War, many survived. Stories of those that survived are included as part of this site.
|Type||Lodge 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.
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Book : 1921 - Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918 - Oxford University Press
- Document : 1933 - Masonic Roll of Honour - Freemasons' Hall Vestibule - United Grand Lodge of England