SMITH, Stanley Herbert
(Service number 27064)

Aliases Born Herbert Stanley SMITH
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 28 January 1896 Place of Birth otama near Gore

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Hereford Street, Timaru
Occupation Bus conductor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin D. G. SMITH (father), Hereford Street, Timaru
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 Reinforcements H Company
Date 19 January 1917
Transport Waitemata
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 22 February 1972 Age 76 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 144, Plot 759
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley Herbert Smith was the fourth son of David Gordon and Elizabeth (née Velvin) Smith.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [26 May 2017]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [26 May 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [26 May 2017]

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