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Stanley George Brister

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Portrait of Lieutenant Stanley George Brister 6/15. R24184930, Archives New Zealand. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Portrait of Lieutenant Stanley George Brister 6/15. R24184930, Archives New Zealand. Image has no kn …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Stanley George AWMM
  • Surname
    Brister AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 6/15 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    18 August 1880 AWMM KentEngland AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 262 Stanmore Road, Richmond, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM Unknown address AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • S.W. Gelling, 262 Stanmore Road, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
    • S.W. Gelling (friend), 262 Stanmore Road, Richmond, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Victory Medal AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Military Medal (MM) AWMM
      London Gazette 21 September 1916, p9206, Rec No 75 AWMM
    • Awarded Military Medal (MM) & 2nd Class Russian Decoration - Cross of St George - by authority of HM The King (1916) : (Ref: NZEF Orders : Para 15; London. Date of Grant : 14 August 1916). Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 25 July 2017 - Military File.

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Also awarded the Russian Medal.

    Birthdate altered from 18/08/1886 to reflect his birth certificate - Second Lieutenant Brister (apparently) altered his birth certificate to show his age as below the maximum of 30 yrs allowed for enlistment in NZEF in 1914.

    Fernside section, Home Guard, WWII AWMM

Death

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  • Death
    9 November 1941 AWMM
    ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • McDonald, W. (2013). Honours and Awards to the New Zealand Expeditionary Force in the Great War, 1914-1918. (3rd ed.). Hamilton, N.Z.: Richard Stowers. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 78 AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      80: 6 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Cooke, P. (2018). Roll of New Zealand’s Second World War Dead. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group.; Peter Cooke; 2018. AWMM
      p.83 AWMM

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