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Stanley Howard PILKINGTON

Regimental number1283
Place of birthAuckland New Zealand
OccupationFitter and turner
AddressHassen's Wall Road, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Pilkington, Beaconsfield Street, Gray Lynn, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit name2nd Australian Flying Squadron, 3rd Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/5/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateKilled accidentally 24 October 1917
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. 20), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edmund and Jane PILKINGTON. Native of Avondale, Auckland

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