William Stanley STICHBURY

Regimental number12/257
AddressDomett Avenue, Epsom, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, William Stichbury, Cameron Street, Takapuna, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He organised ration, store and water parties and guides for his battalion. He handled them with great success, and by his energy and determination in the face of great difficulties inspired all his men to bear the strain cheerfully. He has at all times done excellent work.'
Source: London Gazette
Date: 4 March 1918

Family/military connectionsBrothers: 54670 Martin Henry STICHBURY; 13/131 Thomas STICHBURY; 12/1017 Vincent John STICHBURY
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body