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VC954   Charles Edwin Stone

Name   Charles Edwin Stone  No.  34328   

VC Issue No.   954   Awards   VC    MM

Regiment   Royal Filed Artillery, 'C' Battery, 83rd Brigade


Now   Royal Regiment of Artillery

Rank VC Won    Gunner

Rank End Of Career   Bombardier

Place Of Birth   Street Lane, Ripley, near Belper, Derbyshire, England

Place Of Death   City Hospital, Derby, Derbyshire, England

Buried/Location Ashes   Belper Cemetery, Derby, Derbyshire, England


Date Buried/Cremated   03 September 1952

Headstone   Headstone    Plot/Grave no.   Unconsecrated second class of ground, Section F (Struts Section), Grave 8702, mother's grave

Gazetted   22 May 1918

VC Presented   28 June 1918 by King George V at Buckingham Palace, London, England


P  Headstone, Belper Cemetery, Derby, Derbyshire, England

P  Named on Victoria Cross Panel, Royal Artillery Chapel, Woolwich, London

By The Way…

His grave was restored in August 2014, after an initiative that involved the Victoria Cross Trust.

VC Held By

Royal Artillery Regiment Museum, Old Royal Military Academy, Red Lion Lane, Woolwich, London, England



VC 953 VC 955
VC 953
VC 955

BORN   4 February 1889

DIED   29 August 1952  AGE   63

VC Won   21 March 1918   AGE   29

Place VC Won   Caponne Farm, France

War/Campaign   First World War 1918

The First World War