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Thomas Stoner

Date of birth: 1870
Date of death: 23.4.1915
Area: Crofton
Regiment: York and Lancaster
Family information: Husband of Sarah Anne Stoner of 6, High Street, Crofton
Rank: Private
Service number: 3/4075

War Service

Thomas enlisted on 2nd September 1914 as 3/4075 in the 1st Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment at Wakefield. He embarked on 6th March 1915 and landed in France on 7th March 1915. He was killed in action in France/Flanders on 23rd April 1915 and is remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial at Ypres.

Family Life

Thomas Stoner was born in July 1870 in Halifax. He married Sarah Brooks in 1892 and had sons Joseph, Fred and Thomas and daughters Elizabeth and Edith. Unfortunately Sarah died in June 1912.
Thomas’ daughter Mrs Betty Capes continued to live in Crofton.

Photo of Menin Gate Ypres. Red brick and white stone building with columns down the side with an arched entrance. A stone wall to the left with water in front. Menin Gate Ypres

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