ERWOOD, George Henry Stanton
(Service number 85728)

Aliases Known as Stan
First Rank Last Rank


Date 15 July 1898 Place of Birth Temuka

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Main Road, Temuka
Occupation Cabinet maker
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. H. ERWOOD (mother), 364 Main Street, Temuka
Religion Church of England
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 28 September 1984 Age 86 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Temuka Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 263, Plot 43
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Henry Stanton Erwood, known as Stan, was born on 15 July 1898 at Temuka, the first-born and only son of George Albert and Ada Harriet (née Oldfield) Erwood. He was educated at Temuka School.


St Peter;s Church, Temuka, burial records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG indexed records) [19 March 2017]; Temuka Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [22 March 2017]; School admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [19 March 2017]

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