NILES, Stanley James
(Service number 28908 )

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 1 June 1894 Place of Birth Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Plasterer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. NILES (father), Wilkin Street, Temuka
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 18th Reinforcements, J Company
Date 11 October 1916
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Otago Regiment

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No information

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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 30 December 1950 Age 56 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 11SF, Plot 14
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley James Niles was the son of william Charles and Ellen (née Williams) Niles. He was educated at the Temuka School. In 1926 he married Violet Maud Deason.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [13 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 January 2017]; Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin, headstone image (Dunedin City Council) [14 January 2017]

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