STICKINGS, William Edward
(Service number 14161)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 3 March 1893 Place of Birth Pleasant Point

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Pleasant Point
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs C. E. STICKINGS (mother), Pleasant Point, via Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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 5th Reinforcements, 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 June 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Wellington Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Actions Prior to Capture
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Post-war Occupations



Date 22 July 1969 Age 75 years
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block 258, Plot 24
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

William Edward Stickings was the eldest son of Charles Edward and Annie Stickings. Prior to leaving Pleasant Point, William Stickings and Mark Saunders were guests at a local function – dancing, supper, and a presentation. Private Stickings was given a wristlet watch, which was fastened on by Miss Dossett. The soldiers were heartily applauded and acknowledged their gifts. He married Monica Erin Moreton who died in 1939; thereafter he married Catherine.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 February 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal affairs) [18 February 2018]; Andersons Bay Cemetery Dunedin headstone image & burial record (Dunedin City Council) [20 February 2018]; Timaru Herald, 29 May 1916 (Papers Past); SCroll web submission by M McNamara, 28 October 2018

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