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Walter Stone

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Walter Stone

War dead  Male  Born 7/12/1891  Died 30/11/1917

Categories: War Memorial WW1

Countries: France

Soldier. Born Walter Napleton Stone in Blackheath. In WW1 he was an acting captain in the 3rd Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers, and whilst serving in the Cambrai Sector, France, he saw the German forces preparing to attack. Using a telephone, he transmitted information back to base until he was shot through the head. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery.

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Walter Stone VC

{Beneath an image of a Victoria Cross medal:} Captain Walter Stone Royal Fusi...

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