Samuel Arthur Stone
101st Field Company (Surveying Section) Royal Engineers
Killed in Action at Zillebeke south of Ypres on Thursday 23rd November 1916 aged 22.
Samuel has no known grave and is commemorated on the Menin Gate which is one of four memorials to the missing in Belgian Flanders which cover the area known as the Ypres Salient.
Born and resident in Belper Samuel enlisted in Derby in the summer of 1915 and was the son of George Edwards Stone and Mary Edwards Stone, of 70, Sandbed Lane, Belper.
Samuel was educated at Belper Grammar School, he then attended evening classes at the Herbert Strutt School and the Derby Technical College where he gained honours in geometry, mathematics, building construction and quantity surveying.
Before enlisting Samuel was articled to Hunter and Woodhouse architects and surveyors of Belper.
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