DYER, Stanley Edward 
(Service number 40785)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 10 November 1898 Place of Birth Leeston

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 189 Papanui Road, Christchurch
Occupation Farmer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs A. L.DYER (mother), Road Board Office, Geraldine
Religion Roman Catholic
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 16 February 10917
Transport Navua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
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 29 July 1957 Age 58 years
Place of Death Christchurch
Memorial or Cemetery Bromley Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 24, Plot 178SS
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley Edward Dyer was the fourth son of Thomas and Amy Louisa (née Norrish) Dyer. He was educated at Geraldine District High School. His brother Clarence also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [04 November 2019]; NZBDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [04 November 2019]; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [08 November 2019]; Bromley Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [08 November 2019]

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