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Full Name
Stanley Thomas Guest
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Stanley Thomas
Surname
Guest
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
10229
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Cheesemaker
Next of Kin
Mrs Margaret Guest (mother), Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
11th Reinforcements, J Company
Embarkation Date
1 April 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
28
Page on Nominal Roll
17
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion
Place of Death
Somme, France
Date of Death
15 September 1916
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1916
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France
Biographical Notes
Stanley Guest was the son of William and Margaret Guest, of Clyde St., Balclutha, Otago, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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