PARKE, Stanley Joseph
(Service number 21883)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 24 May 1896 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Clandeboye
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Frank PARKE (father), Clandeboye, South Canterbury
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 7th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 21 August 1916
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 6 July 1964 Age 68 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 73, Plot 38
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley Joseph Parke was the eldest son of Frank Hayes and Alice (née Spooner) Parke. he was educated at Temuka School. In 1933 he married Margaret Ellen Duke. Stanley and Margaret are buried with their eldest son, Murray Stanley Parke, who died in 1956 aged 18 years.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [25 March 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [25 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [25 March 2017]

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