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He was the son of Thomas and Jane Stones. At the time of the 1911 census the family was living at 18 Independent Hill, Sneinton, Thomas (45) was a brickyard labourer and his wife, Jane, (45) a lacehand. In the house at the time of the census were their children, Thomas (15), Florrie (17) and Jane (6) and a married daughter, Maggie (20) and granddaughter, also called Maggie (2). They later lived at 39 Beverley Street, St Ann's Nottingham.
He was a member of 2nd Nottingham Company Boys' Brigade (Dakeyne Street Lads' Club). In 1911 he was an office boy.
15 Sep 1916
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He enlisted in Nottingham
Lance Corporal
17th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
He is buried in St Sever Cemetery, Rouen (grave ref B.21.47).
Nottingham Post obituary (abridged) 18 September 1916: 'Stones. Died of wounds September 15th 1916, Lance Corporal Thomas Stone, Sherwood Foresters, age 20. Only son of Mr and Mrs Stones. Mother, father, sisters, and sister Maggie.'
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