WILLIAMS, Stanley Ernest John
(Service number 13/2503)

First Rank Trooper (1915); Sergeant (1917) Last Rank


Date 20 November 1892 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Rangiora House, Hastings (1915)
Occupation Dentist
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single (1915)
Next of Kin John WILLIAMS (father), 53 Avenue Road, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 7th Reinforcements (1915). New Zealand Expeditionary Force (1917)
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Auckland Mounted Rifles (1915). New Zealand Dental Corps (1917).
Date (1) 9 October 1915; (2) 14 March 1917
Transport Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo (1915). Ruapehu (1917)
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt (1915). Devonport, England (1917)
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Dentist, dental mechanic


Date 13 July 1966 Age 73 yrs
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 142, Plot 439
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of John & Ann (nee THOMAS) WILLIAMS, of Timaru. educated at Waimataitai School, Timaru. Returned to New Zealand in September 1917. Married Annie Ivy Reka (Ivy) HILTON in 1918.


Cenotaph Database [08 March 2014]; Timaru Herald, 26 September 1917 (Papers Past) [08 March 2014]; TDC headstone image (Timaru Cemetery) [08 March 2014]

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