PEPPER, Stanley
(Service number 24/1573)

First Rank Rifleman Last Rank


Date 29 June 1895 Place of Birth Papanui, Christchurch

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 39 Elizabeth Street, Timaru
Occupation Cadet (NZ Railways)
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin J. A. PEPPER (father), 126 Bligh's Road, Papanui, Christchurch
Religion Presbyterian
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 5th Reinforcements, 2nd Battalion, F Company
Date 1 April 1916
Transport Tahiti or Maunganui
Embarked From Destination Suez, Egypt
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

Railway worker


Date 18 July 1973 Age 78 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waimairi Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block AN32, Plot 12
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Stanley Pepper was born on 29 June 1895 at Papanui, Christchurch, the son of James Alexander and Elizabeth (née Milne) Pepper. He was educated at Elmwood and Fendalton schools in Christchurch. S. Pepper was part of South Canterbury’s quota for the Ninth Reinforcements which left South Canterbury for Trentham on 18 October 1915. Stanley was a cadet with New Zealand Railways, residing at Timaru, when he enlisted. Stanley married Gladys Etty Radford in 1920.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [18 September 2020]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [18 September 2020]; School Admission records (Canterbury Branch NZSG) [23 September 2020]; Waimairi Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [23 September 2020]; Timaru Herald, 18 October 1915 (Papers Past) [September 2020]

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