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Cleverley Gordon Wilkin


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Cleverley Gordon AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilkin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Cleverly AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 87536 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Durie Vale, Wanganui AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs. Florence Emily Wilkin (wife), c/o Mrs. T. Philpotts, Picton AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1918 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 87536 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 24 January 1918 Military Personnel File
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Did not embark AWMM
    • Cleverley Wilkin was the brother of Frank Wilkin, (Ser No 2717), a Boer War veteran, Alan C Wilkin (Ser No 3/1371) who served aboard the hospital ship HMNZHS Marama, and George Wilkin (Ser No M81933) a naval reservist.
      He was also a cousin as explained in "Back to the Front" of Elsie (Ser No 22/356) and Douglas Grey (Ser No 18237) and Leslie Edmondson (Ser No 41398). Public - Kiwi - Other relative - 21 August 2023 - Not Just Ordinary Blokes by J G M Holms Boolarong Press (@020) Brisbane, Australia.
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About death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
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  • External links
    • Military Personnel File
      Sources Used
    • Back to the Front. edited by John Holms, relative of the Wilkin Family Public - Kiwi - Other relative - 21 August 2023 - Back to the Front The Experiences of Elsie Grey: A New Zealand First World War I Nurse is a biographical account of not only Elsie Grey's wartime experiences but her family background and subsequent life involving many other members of her family involved in War as well as a number of prominent acquaintances in that journey.
  • References
    Back to the Front The Experiences of Elsie Grey: A NZ World War I Nurse. Public - Kiwi - Other relative - 21 August 2023 - Edited by her Grand-nephew J G M Holms Published by Zip Print, Maryborough Queensland (2023).
    ISBN 9 780646 875811


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21 August 2023KiwiQueenzland.Other relative

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