Private William STONEHOUSE. 26729
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Private William STONEHOUSE. 26729
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Private William STONEHOUSE. 26729

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Private William STONEHOUSE. 26729

Born on 12 January 1886. He lived at 132 High Street, Brotton (N Yorks) and was an ironstone miner.
He joined the Yorkshire Regiment (Depot) on 11 December 1915, and was posted to France on 21 July 1916. (It is not known which Battalion he served in).
He was discharged to the Army Reserves on 9 June 1917, and returned to work as a miner in Messrs Bell Brothers Hilton Mines in Brotton.
He married Hilda White of New Marske on 29 June 29th. They had 2 children, Rowland and Hilda.
He was killed in an industrial accident, aged 67, on 25 November 1953, aged 67.

The above information and photo is provided by his grandson, Adrian Stonehouse (<>), and is supplemented by data from his Service Record.

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