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John Wilson

Headstone of Sgt John WILSON 3/937. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 9A25. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Sgt John WILSON 3/937. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 9A25. Im …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8117 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    WaikouaitiOtago Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 24 July 1915 AWMM Flag Swamp, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    D Wilson, Flag Swamp, Otago, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 24 July 1915 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8117 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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
    22 July 1917 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Listed twice on the Embarkation Roll: leaving from Melbourne 11 October 1915 and, as listed here, from Sydney 13 October 1915.

    Killed in hospital grounds by bomb from aircraft. Source: Military Personnel File. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 22 July 1917 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    • 6 December 1969 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 78 AWMM
    • 23 July 1917 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
      Age 35 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Trois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row V, Grave No. 9), Steenwerck, France AWMM
    • Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 9A, Plot 25 AWMM
    • Waikouaiti/Hawkesbury Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 6, Plot 24 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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