WAGSTAFF, Henry Stanley
(Service number 14027)
|Aliases||Known as Stanley|
|First Rank||Second Lieutenant||Last Rank|
|Date||8 February 1890||Place of Birth||Timaru|
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|Next of Kin||Thomas WAGSTAFF (father), Epsom, Auckland|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||5th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company|
|Date||26 June 1916|
|Transport||Tahiti or Maunganui|
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Henry Stanley Wagstaff, known as Stanley, was one of four sons of Thomas and Beatrice Mary Wagstaff who enlisted for World War One. The family was originally of Timaru where the boys were all born and educated. His brother Arthur served with the Australian Forces and was killed in action on 29 April 1915 at Gallipoli. Another brother Thomas Reginald (Reg) served with the Black Watch and died on 25 September 1915 in France. And brother William Eric (Eric) also enlisted.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [09 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [09 January 2017]; Timaru Herald, 19 November 1917 (Papers Past) [19 December 2017]
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