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Cyril Hugh Wilson

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Photograph of Cyril Hugh Wilson 50732. Image kindly provided by the Wilson Family (May 2018). Image may be subject to copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cyril Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 50732 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    19 May 1912 AWMM GladstoneInvercargill AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW2 Pre 1942 AWMM 63 Burns St., Dunedin AWMM
    • WW2 Pre 1944 AWMM 63 Burns St., Dunedin AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW2 Mrs. Thelma Wilson, 63 Burns St., Dunedin (w) AWMM
    • WW2 Mrs. T. Wilson, 63 Burns St., Dunedin (w) AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Fiji AWMM
    • Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 50732 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW2 14 August 1940 2NZEF Nom. Roll 8, p.46 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 8, p.46
      DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 8, p.46
    • WW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.136 Clerk 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.136
      DunedinOtago 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.136
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWII AWMM
      5ft 7in AWMM
    • Complexion, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, WWII AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, WWII AWMM
      Fair AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Served with:
    38th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery
    6th Battery Artillery, 3rd Feild Regiment
    10th Battery
    2nd NZEF
    31st NZ Self Propelled Bty
    7th NZ A/TK Regiment

    Post war:
    RSA Dunedin - Asst Secretary 1951-1956
    RSA Gore - Secretary 1956-1957
    Dunedin Provincial Patriotic Council - Secretary 1957-1 961
    RSA Dunedin - Secretary 1961-1973

    lnvolved in the following
    Otago Lawn Tennis Association as Secretary Treasurer
    Chartered lnstitute of Secretaries
    Senior Justice of the Peace (Sat on the Bench)
    Dunedin Tin Hat Club- Life Member- Secretary Treasurer
    RSA Hospital Visiting and Wetfare Officer
    RSA Certificate of Merit for Meritorious Service.
    The youngest of four brothers who were the sons of a soldier killed on Gallipoli on 7th August 1915.
    Cyril's working life was devoted to the welfare.of exservice-personel and their dependents while his family life revolved around his wife, 2 sons and the extended family. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 December 1981 AWMM
    Age 69 AWMM
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Christchurch Star AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.46 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.136 AWMM
    • The Christchurch Star AWMM
      Death notice: 23 December 1981 AWMM
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