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Samuel Wilson

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  • Service number
    • 12/1836 AWMM
    • 2/1836A AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Regimental Sergeant Major (Warrant Officer Class 1) AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Samuel AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 12/1836 AWMM
    • 2/1836A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    Thames, Coromandel District, Waikato, New Zealand AWMM
  • Birth notes
    Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Lady Bowen Hotel, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    James Wilson (brother), Tapu, Thames, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaign
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 12/1836 AWMM
    • 2/1836A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 17 or HMNZT 18 or HMNZT 19 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima AWMM
    Private AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Battalion AWMM
    3rd Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Sickness, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of influenza and pneumonia AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Regimental Sergeant Major (Warrant Officer Class 1) AWMM
    Auckland Infantry Regiment AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Samuel Wilson was the son of James and Mary Wilson.

    Serial Number is recorded as 12/1836 in Nominal Rolls, as 2/1836A in Archives New Zealand. Commonwealth War Graves commission shows last rank as Regimental Sergeant Major AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    30 AWMM
  • Date of death
    1 December 1918 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of Sickness AWMM
  • Place of death
    Trentham, Upper Hutt, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Death notes
    Trentham Military Hospital, Trentham, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    Karori Cemetery, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Grave reference
    D. 18. (S). AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
  • Memorial reference
  • Obituary

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Sources

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