Roderick Edwin Standen

First Name: 
Roderick
Middle Name: 
Edwin
Last Name: 
Standen
Mother's Name: 
Jane Standen nee Allen
Father's Name: 
George Standen
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, October 16, 1914
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Lance Corporal
Unit: 
Auckland Infantry Regiment
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Sunday, April 25, 1915
Place of Death: 
Gallipoli, Turkey
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Roderick Edwin Standen (Service no 12/449) was born in Helensburgh, NSW in 1886.

In 1914 he was 28 years of age and resided in New Zealand. He enlisted with the Auckland Infantry Regiment and embarked from Wellington on 3 December 1914. He arrived in Gallipoli, Turkey as a Lance Corporal on 25 April 1915.

Roderick was killed in action and has no known grave. He is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial and the Auckland War Memorial.

His brothers George Allen (Service no 118), William Thomas (1204) and Robert Henry (Service no 5228) also served.

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