KEENE, Stanley Marshall
(Service number 34691)

First Rank Private Last Rank Private


Date 17 October 1896 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Bain Bros, Temuka
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E. KEENE (mother), Smithfield, Timaru
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 20th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 7 December 1916
Transport Port Lyttelton
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
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Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations



Date 16 September 1979 Age 82 years
Place of Death 6 Eversley Street, Timaru (daughter's residence)
Notices Timaru Herald, 17 & 18 September 1979
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 160, Plot 177
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley Marshall KEENE was one of four sons of George Sydney and Lydia (née Marshall) Keene who served in World War One. stanley was educated at Waimataitai School, Timaru.


Auckland War Memorial Musum Cenotaph Database [28 December 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [28 December 2016]; School Admission Record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [28 December 2016]; Timaru Herald, 17 & 18 September 1979 (Timaru District Library) [30 December 2016]

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