"At the Customs House, Queen Square, Mr. Stonestreet, for many years officer in-charge of Portishead, was presented with the Imperial Service Medal for long service. The meeting was presided over by Mr. J. Hastie, waterguard superintendent, and many colleagues attended to voice their appreciation of Mr. Stone. street's work. The recipient was for 34 years in H.M. Customs and Excise, and eight years in the Army. He enlisted in March 1876, in the King's Royal Rifles, and saw active service in the Zulu War. In '79 he was at the relief of General Pearson at Echowe, saw the capture of King Cetawayo, and marched back with him to Ulinli (sic). Mr. Stonestreet also saw service in the Boer War, and was in the Egyptian War of 1882, being present at the capture of Tel-el-Kebir."
South Gloucestershire Gazette - Saturday 21 April 1923
Born 1858 in Epsom attested 10 March 1876 at age of 18 years and 1 month. He was F504 and a quarter when he enlisted and F504 and a quarter when he was discharged.
Campaigns Zulu war 1879 , Transvaal 1881, (19/2/79 to 2/4/1882) Egypt 1882 (4/9/82 to 13/2/83)
NOK wife Kate 6 Garden Cottages, East Street, Epsom