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« on: March 15, 2017, 08:52:05 AM »

John G. Stonham
Petty Officer
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Service number :  Sussex 4/78

Died on the 2nd August 1919  aged  56 years.

Buried in Newhaven Cemetery, Newhaven, East Sussex - grave Reference: Q. 47.

Husband of Annie Stonham, of 52, Elphick Rd., Newhaven.
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Petty Officer Stonham was 56 years old when he died.  The Naval History Net website shows that he died from "illness" ---

Saturday, 2 August 1919
Victory II, Portsmouth
 STONHAM, John G, Petty Officer, RNVR, Sussex 4/78, illness

The family inscription at the foot of the headstone also gives an indication that he was very unwell - "HIS END WAS PEACE".

The "Roll of Honour - Sussex - Newhaven" website also shows that he was "Employed as a stevedore in Newhaven Docks Buried in Newhaven Cemetery"

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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017, 22:19:19 PM »

Name:   John George Stonham
Birth Date:   12 Mar 1862 Lewes
Year Range:   1903-1919
Cause of Death:   Died from disease

Army & Navy BMD shows Cancer of Liver.

Believe he married Annie M Berryman April 1889 Brighton. no children

In 1901 They were at 18 High St, Newhaven. He was a Dock Stevedore
In 1911, with wife Annie & 4 year old Nephew at 52 Elphick Road Newhaven Sussex. He was a Packer for Railway Company
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