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Allan Elwood Wilson

Corporal A. E. Wilson of Westland, NZ : Served AIF

Corporal A. E. Wilson of Westland, NZ : Served AIF

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Allan Elwood AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 32 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    17 June 1879 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra GreymouthGrey District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Wm. Wilson, Camerons via Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 22 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 32 AWMM
  • Military service
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 9.5" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      126 lb AWMM
    • 2 September 1915 AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 30 August 1915.
      Reported missing from 'Southland', believed drowned, 7 September 1915.
      Court of Enquiry, held at Rouen, France, 3 September 1917, declared fate to be 'Killed in action: enemy action torpedoing of 'Southland, near Lemnos, 2 September 1915'. AWMM
    • Refer to Sapper Wilson's regimental service details : Also his military file on National Archives Australia. Public - Jenifer - Researcher - 1 July 2017 - AIF Project : (University of New South Wales, Australia) : Also National Archives of Australia.
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About death

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  • Death
    2 September 1915 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
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  • Memorial name
    Helles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 November 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
01 July 2017JeniferWairarapaResearcher

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