Private Samuel Stonehouse

Private Samuel Stonehouse, 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. He was killed in action in France on 17th September 1918 during “The Advance to Victory” aged 26. He had been born in Alnwick and was the brother of Miss S. Stonehouse of Westnewton, Wooler, Northumberland and is buried in Vadencourt British Cemetery, Maissemy. Aisne, France. The village had been captured by the 59th ( Midland ) Division on 15th September. The photographs show the victorious Allies advancing after the retreating German army during the lar 100 days of the War.

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