|courtesy of JC|
Lawrence was drafted in July 1943 and after completing his basic military training was sent to the European theater. PVT Stone was transferred from the replacement depot to K Company 116th Infantry on 24 Jul 1944. He fought with the unit through Vire and then as it was sent with the regiment on the mission to liberate Brest, France. Promoted on 18 Aug 1944, PFC Stone was killed in action near Guilers, France on 28 Aug 1944.
PFC Stone was repatriated in 1948 and re-interred in the Grafton National Cemetery in Grafton, West Virginia.
Brother, Scranton Paul Stone, served in the U.S. Army during the war but suffered frostbite so badly that he was discharged.