Brigadier Crew Hadlett Stoneley OBE (9 May 1911 – 27 August 2002) was an English athlete who competed for Great Britain in the 1932 Summer Olympics.
He was born in Leeds, educated at Blundell's School and in 1931 received his commission in the British Army. Stoneley retired in 1964 as a Brigadier and served as Colonel Commandant of the Royal Signals. He died in Dorset.
Stoneley competed for Great Britain in the 1932 Games held in Los Angeles as the leadoff runner in the 4 x 400 metre relay where he won the silver medal with his team mates Tommy Hampson, David Burghley and Godfrey Rampling. In the 400 metre contest he was eliminated in the semi-finals.
At the 1934 British Empire Games he was a member of the English relay team which won the gold medal in the 4 x 440 yards competition. In the 440 yards event he won the bronze medal.
Stoneley was awarded the OBE.
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