Henry STONE

STONE, Henry

Service Number: 1883
Enlisted: 15 March 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hemel Hempsted, England, 6 February 1873
Home Town: Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 24 October 1953, aged 80 years
Cemetery: Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens & Crematorium, Queensland
Cremation
Memorials: East Brisbane War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

15 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1883, Brisbane, Queensland
8 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1883, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of England, Brisbane
8 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1883, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
26 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1883, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Sep 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1883, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Brisbane
7 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1883, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Aug 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1883, 9th Infantry Battalion

Henry Stone the Soldier and Man

Henry Stone was born in Hertfordshire, England on 6th February, 1873.

Military Career (British)
Between 1895-1896 Henry Served in Ashanti, Central Africa, Egypt and India - 15th Field Battery RA, service number 68189. Henry participated in the Relief of Chitral (7 March 1895 - 15 August 1895), for which he received the 'India Medal'.
He also had 10 years with the Bedfordshire Regiment.

Henry and his family immigrated to Australia circa 1910.

World War 1
Henry enlisted from Brisbane on the 15th March 1915. Serving in the 9th
Infantry Battalion (Gallipoli and France). He was discharged from service 10th August 1917, returning to Australia.

In his civilian life Henry had many jobs including working as a labourer and seaman.

Henry died in Brisbane, 24th October 1953.

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