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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: Military personnel file
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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