AYLING, George Stanbury
(Service number 52555)
|Aliases||Known as Stanbury|
|First Rank||Rifleman||Last Rank||Corporal|
|Date||21 November 1893||Place of Birth||Dunedin|
|Address at Enlistment||Geraldine|
|Occupation||Motor garage proprietor|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Mrs A. E. AYLING (mother), Geraldine; 10 Butler Street, Timaru|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||27th Reinforcements, G Company|
|Date||16 July 1917|
|Embarked From||Destination||Liverpool, Merseyside, England|
|Other Units Served With|
|Last Unit Served With||New Zealand Rifle Brigade|
Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||30 October 1978||Age||84 years|
|Place of Death||Timaru|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru|
|Memorial Reference||Ashes scattered|
|New Zealand Memorials|
George Stanbury Ayling, known as Stanbury, was born on 21 November 1893 at Dunedin (as recorded in his personnel file), the son of George Thomas and Annie Edith (née Stanbury) Ayling. Stanbury was educated at Temuka School and, after time at a private school, at Christchurch East School.
George Stanbury Ayling was a motor mechanic, residing at Geraldine with his mother, when he attested. George Thomas and Annie Edith may have gone their separate ways when Stanbury and his sister Dorothy were still young. Stanbury married Martha Louisa Johns in 1920 in England. Both were cremated at Salisbury Park, Timaru.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [28 September 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [30 September 2020]; School Admission records [30 September 2020]; Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru, records [30 September 2020]; Star, 15 December 1916 (Papers Past) [28 September 2020]
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