Topic: Lionel Brough STANSELL

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Last Employer: NZ Govt Railways.

NOK: Wife, c/o WN Tucker, 14 Elizabeth St, Wellington or c/o BNZ, George St, Sydney, Australia.

Age on enlistment: 34 years 8 months.

Height: 5'7".                                             Weight: 150lb.

Chest: 33 1/2" – 36".                             Complexion: Dark.

Eyes: Brown.                                           Hair: Black.

Weight: 10st 4lb.

Address: 59 Elizabeth St, Timaru.

Previous Military Training: South Island Bn NZ Engineers. Probate: Will Archives NZ Christchurch.

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Lionel Brough STANSELL


Date of birth:27 June 1880
Date of death:04 June 1916
Place of birth:Timaru, New Zealand
Awards:British War Medal, Victory Medal
Places of relevance:, , , , and
Occupation:Railway Clerk
Cause of death:Died of wounds
Place of death:France
Buried where:Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord). 2.D.49
Marriage date:1906
Place of marriage:Levin, New Zealand by Rev Wrigley
Spouses name:Ivy Elton (nee Tucker)
Children:, , , , and
Fathers name:John Rainbow
Mothers name:Cecilia Maria Popplewell
Siblings:Ada Grace , , , , and
Date of arrival overseas:15 March 1916
Theatres of war:Western Europe 1916, Egypt 1916, Egyptian EF 1916
Surname:STANSELL
War memorial:Foxton School
Place enlisted:Trentham
Christian names:Lionel Brough
Place of arrival overseas:Suez, Egypt
Wars:WW 1
Service number:26/7
Religion:Church of England
Date enlisted:09 March 1915
Final rank:Captain/Major
Regiment or service:4th Bn 3rd NZ Rifle Brigade
User reference:10.159