SATTERTHWAITE, Stanley Gordon Middleton
(Service number 28942)

Aliases Enlisted as Stanley Middleton SATTERTHWAITE
First Rank Second Lieutenant Last Rank


Date 7 January 1897 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Elizabeth Street, Timaru
Occupation Clerk (Timaru Borough Council)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mr T. W. SATTERTHWAITE (father), Elizabeth Street, Timaru
Religion Non-conformist
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 25th Reinforcements, G Company
Date 26 April 1917
Transport Turakina
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

Medical practioner; soldier; insurance rep


Date 29 April 1977 Age 80 years
Place of Death Wellington
Memorial or Cemetery Salisbury Park Crematorium, Timaru
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley Middleton Satterthwaite was the oldest son of Thomas William and Marie Gertrude Grace (née Knight) Satterthwaite. His father was for some years mayor of Timaru. Stanley was educated at Timaru Main School and Timaru Boys' High School. While in camp at Trentham in 1916, he gained his commission. He was severely wounded at Baupaume and invalided back to New Zealand. After the war he joined the regular forces. Stanley married Alice Maud Walker in 1922. He also saw service overseas in World War II, when he was mentioned in despatches in 1942. His youngest brother, Norman Timaru Satterthwaite, was killed in action on 15 December 1943 in Italy. Another brother, Jack Seddon Satterthwaite, served with the RNZAF in world War II. Lieutenant-colonel S. M. Satterthwaite retired from the permanent staff on 31 March 1948, having attained the age limit.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [19 December 2019]; Salisbury Park Crematorium records; School Admission record (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [31 December 2019]

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