(Service number 5/788)

First Rank Corporal Last Rank


Date 12 April 1887 Place of Birth Ashburton

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Commercial traveller
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin W. T. KINGSTON (father), 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 Army Service Corps, Detachment No. 5 Company, Transport Section
Date 12 February 1916
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 26 September 1957 Age 70 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Hautapu Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley Kingston was the elder son of William Thomas and Emily Elizabeth (née Little) Kingston. His brother Albert Ewart Kingston, a newsagent at Temuka, was called up for service. Stanley was to return to New Zealand on the Remuera, due at Auckland on or about 29 April 1919.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 February 2017]; Press, 14 April 1919 (Papers Past) [17 February 2017]

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