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He was the eldest son of Coetmore Kenrick Jones and Harriet Maria Jones (nee Jones). His father was a land surveyor. There were at least nine children of the marriage: Florence Oswell (b.1870), Stanley Coetmore (b.1872), Mabel Mary (b.1875), Edith Anne (b.1876), Daisy Freda (b.1875), Harold LLoyd P. (b.1879(, Oswell (b.1883), Mary Una (b.1885) and Dorothy Ermine (b.1887). Stanley Coetmore married Henrietta Anne Hall on 4 April 1899 and had two children, Sheila Kenrick Coetmore (b.1904) and Kathleen Peers Coetmore (b.1905). Lived at Skegness when sub-agent for the Lincolnshire Estates of Lord Scarbrough.
Educated Nottingham High School and then worked on the Thoresby Estate, the property of Lord Manvers. Appointed as a sub-agen to Lord Scarbrough's estates and in 1902 took responsibility for the Lincolnshire Estates. Chariman of the Executive Committee of Skegness Cottage Hospital and a member of the Surveyor's Institute. In May 1915, he used his holidays to drive a car in France for the benefit of the Y.M.C.A.His letters describing scenes and impressions of the Great War were published in the Daily Mail.
03 Sep 1916
796975 - CWGC Website
Second Lieutenant
Royal Engineers
Royal Engineers 2nd/1st West Riding Field Coy. To France 5 July 1916. Thiepval Memorial. CWGC record: Stanley Cotmore (sic) Jones.
Military and personal information courtesy of Nottingham Boys' High School. Nottingham Evening Post 8th September 1916: 'LORD SCARBROUGH’S AGENT. KILLED IN ACTION. Information has reached Skegness that Second Lieut. S. Coetmore Jones, who for some years has acted as agent to Lord Scarbrough in connection with his Skegness estates, was killed in action on Sunday last. Lieut. Jones, who was educated at the Nottingham High School, and who succeeded the late Mr. Tippetts in the position, volunteered for service a little over twelve months ago, and received a commission in the Royal Engineers. His father was formerly clerk of works and architect for the Wollaton Park Estate. The deceased officer, who was well known and highly esteemed in Skegness, leaves a widow and two daughters to mourn his loss.' Also commemorated on Skegness war memorial.
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