A Collection of Medals to the Sussex Yeomanry

Date of Auction: 19th June 2013

Sold for £150

Estimate: £120 - £160

Three: Serjeant C. S. Stoner, Sussex Yeomanry - latterly a Lieutenant in the Sussex Home Guard

1914-15 Star (2045 Pte., Suss. Yeo.); British War and Victory Medals ((2045 Sjt., Suss. Yeo.) very fine (3) £120-160


Clement S. Stoner was born on 29 August 1894. As a Private in the 1/1st Sussex Yeomanry, he entered Gallipoli on 7 October 1915. Later served in Egypt, Palestine and France and served in the Royal Sussex Regiment. Disembodied on 11 February 1919. On 16 July 1940 he enrolled in the Sussex Local Defence Volunteers (Home Guard). At the time he was living at 89 Church Road, Burgess Hill. Stoner was promoted to Corporal in March 1941; Sergeant in November 1941; 2nd Lieutenant later in November 1941 and Lieutenant in July 1942. Lieutenant Stoner was discharged on the disbandment of the Home Guard on 31 December 1945. With copied m.i.c. and service papers for the Home Guard