WALTERS, Gordon Stanley
(Service number 6/1072a)

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Date 28 February 1890 Place of Birth Orari

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment c/o Mr Keefe, Fairlie
Occupation Groom
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs Kate WALTERS (wife), Allnutt Street, Temuka
Religion Presbyterian
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Council emplyee


Date 26 June 1957 Age 67 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Gordon Stanley Walters was the eighth son of John Harris and Alice Ross (née Fergusson) Walters. His mother died at Orari eight days after the birth of her twelfth child. Gordon married Kate Mary Hooper in 1919 at Temuka. He was serving with the 2nd South Canterbury Regiment, with which he went to camp. His brother Clarence was killed in action in 1916 at the Somme. Three other brothers served in World War I - Herbert, Leonard and Sydney.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [21 April 2019]' NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [21 April 2019]; Sun, 5 September 1914 (Papers Past) [16 April 2019]

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