William Frederick STONE

Profile of William Frederick STONE
Born 23 September 1900 at Led Stone, Kingsbridge, DEVON
Joined the Royal Navy at Devonport, Plymouth on 23 September 1918 Discharged 18 September 1945

 

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William Frederick STONE
 

1919……….1921

HMS Tiger, Battle Cruiser,   Rate Held……Stoker

1923……….1924

HMS Hood, Battle Cruiser, Rate Held……Stoker

1925……….1927

HMS Chrysanthemum, Sloop,Based on Malta, Rate Held……Leading Stoker

1928……….1928

HMS P40, Submarine Chaser, Rate Held……Leading Stoker

1929……….1931

HMS Eagle ,Aircraft Carrier, Rate Held……Stoker PO

1931……….1934

HMS Harebell,  Sloop, Rate Held……Stoker PO

1934……….1934

HMS Thanet, Destroyer,Reserve Fleet, Rate Held……Stoker PO

1934……….1934

HMS Tenedos, Destroyer, Reserve Fleet, Rate Held……Stoker PO

1934……….1937

HMS Carlisle, Light Cruiser,South Africa Station, Rate Held……Stoker PO

1937……….1941

HMS Salamander, Mine Sweeper, Rate Held……Chief Stoker

1941……….1944

HMS Newfoundland, Cruiser, Rate Held……Chief Stoker

1945……….1945

Naval Party No.1744, Based at Sylt, North Germany,  Rate Held……Chief Stoker

William Frederick STONE sailed round the world on the ‘Empire Cruise’ on board HMS Hood
Decorations and Awards

1914-1918 War Medal

1939-1945 Star

>The Atlantic Star(Bar on Ribbon’France & Germany’)

The Africa Star

The Italy Star

1939-1945 The Defence Medal

1939-1945 Victory Medal (Oak Leaf on Ribbon) Signifying-‘Mention in Despatches’, awarded Sicily Landing whilst on board HMS Newfoundland

Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

Foreign Medals

Malta Memorial Medal

Russian Convoy Medal

Dunkirk Medal