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DSO MC TRIO R.F.A.

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Distinguished Service Order, GV, Military Cross, GV, 1914-15 Star Trio, with MiD Oakleaf, Major W.A.C. Stone, Royal Field Artillery.

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Distinguished Service Order, GV, Military Cross, GV, 1914-15 Star Trio, with MiD Oakleaf, Major W.A.C. Stone, Royal Field Artillery.

 

Contemporary swing mounting on silk ribbons, DSO top bar not altered.

 

Distinguished Service Order announced in the London Gazette 16th September 1918 for Distinguished Service in France.
Citation reads: Temporary Captain (Acting Major) William Alfred Collis Stone, M.C., R.F.A.

 

“For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Suddenly called upon to command the brigade owing to casualties, he did so with complete efficiency during a withdrawal. At a critical period he displayed courage and leadership which inspired confidence in all ranks of the brigade.”

 

Military Cross announced in the London Gazette 1st January 1918.

 

William Alfred Collis Stone (1890-1977) was born during 1890 in Brixton, Surrey being baptised on 16th Feb 1890, he was the son of Alfred William Stone and Rachael