BODY Stanley Francis
590473 Home Guard Service, WW2
275, Legion of Frontiersmen, New Zealand
Queens Service Medal (QSM)
Gazetted Queen's Birthday Honours List 1978
Mr BODY has been an established dairy farmer in Te Aroha for the past thirty years. In 1944 he was elected to the Thames Valley Drainage Board and elected as its Chairman in 1952 until his retirement in 1977. He was a member of the Rotary club for over twenty years and served with distinction on the vestry of St Maks Anglican Church, Te Aroha.
Extract from May 2004 Rotary International Publication
Stan's the man as Te Aroha holds special evening for centenarian
When Past President Stan Body, an honorary member of the Rotary Club of Te Aroha, N.Z., turned 100 his club held a special evening to honour him. Stan was an active member of the Rotary Club of Te Aroha from 1958 to 1998, being recognised as a Paul Harris Fellow in 1985. He instigated woodchopping fund raising workdays and the club is thankful for the hard work he put into his membership and all fund raising. He holds the Legion of Frontiersmen Long Service and Efficiency Medal. He was awarded the Queen's Service Medal in the Birthday Honours List 1978 and the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal in 1978.
Stan lived independently in his home in Te Aroha and attended indoor bowls. Te Aroha's special evening for Stan saw a Stan Body Special Fund opened and a donation made to The Rotary Foundation in Stan's name.
Stan Joined the Legion of Frontiersmen on 25 March 1942 and was a member of the Te Aroha Troop for many years
Queen's Service Medal
New Zealand War Service Medal
Queen's Jubilee Medal 1977
Justice of the Peace
Legion Long Service & Efficiency Medal (1955)
Born 19 April 1903
Died 17 January 2006 Te Aroha, New Zealand
Buried Te Aroha Cemetery