Stone, F G
FREDERICK GEORGE STONE
Remembered with honour Pond Farm Cemetery: Row O, Grave 9.
He enlisted in Whitehall, London, and was formerly Private 5474 18th (County of London) Battalion London Regiment (London Irish Rifles). He was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Frederick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is a Death announcement for Frederick in the West Herts and Watford Observer dated 9 June 1917; plus In Memoriams in the issues dated 8 June 1918 and 7 June 1919.
Son of George and Phoebe Helena (nee PUDDIFOOT) STONE of Watford.
His parents married 1886 in the Amersham, Bucks, district. Phoebe died 1931 in Watford aged 69, and was buried 4 May in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford.
Frederick was born 2 December 1897 in Croxley Green, Herts, and attended Victoria Junior School, Watford; then Beechen Grove Board School, Watford, from 8 January 1907 to 3 May 1912.
On the 1901 Census, aged 3 he lived in Watford, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, at school aged 13 he still lived in Watford, with his parents and one sibling.
Date of death02*/06/1917
Age at death19
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)