Topic: Alfred John Stackhouse (1896-1942)

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Alfred John Stackhouse was wounded twice during World War I.

Alfred John Stackhouse was born in Stratford, Taranaki, on 25 April 1896 (reg. 1896/14424). His parents were John and Matilda Stackhouse (nee Crosby) who married in New Plymouth on 23 January 1893 (reg. 1893/310).

He served during World War I and was wounded on two occasions. 

In 1920 Alfred married Jessie Bald.

Alfred died in Napier on 27 June 1942 and was buried in Park Island Cemetery.

In 1917 Alfred's older sister, Margaret Florence Stackhouse, had married Joseph Henry Tanner of Katikati (p. 321) and in 1946 his younger sister, Constance Thora Ownus Sykes (nee Stackhouse), married Eric Roy Johnston of Katikati (p. 143).



Births, Deaths and Marriages Online (New Zealand).

Cenotaph (Auckland War Memorial Museum).

Military Personnel File (Archives New Zealand).

The Pioneers, Settlers and Families of Katikati and District (2012) by Christine Clement and Ellen McCormack (pp.143 & 321).

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Alfred John Stackhouse (1896-1942)

Note:Service Number: 25/289
First Names:Alfred John
Last Name:Stackhouse
Date of Birth:25 April 1896
Place of Birth:Stratford, Taranaki
Country of birth:New Zealand
Date of death:27 June 1942
Place of death:Napier
Place of burial:Park Island Cemetery, Napier
Spouses name:Jessie Bald
Spouses date of birth:1896
Spouses place of birth:Napier, New Zealand
Spouses date of death:18 April 1967
Spouses place of death:Napier, New Zealand
Date of marriage:1920
Fathers name:John Stackhouse
Fathers date of birth:25 February 1871
Fathers place of birth:Killinchy, Canterbury, New Zealand
Fathers date of death:6 May 1950
Fathers place of death:Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
Mothers name:Matilda Crosby
Mothers date of birth:17 April 1876
Mothers place of birth:Midhirst, Taranaki, New Zealand
Mothers date of death:14 July 1970
Mothers place of death:Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand
Military Service:World War I (1914-1918)