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Louis Geldart Wilson

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 791 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 791 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Louis Geldart AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 8/992 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 May 1893 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Balfour, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Charles Geldart Wilson (father), care of Sargood, Son, and Ewen, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 8/992 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Louis Wilson was the son of Charles Geldart Wilson, and Bertha Emma Wilson, of 18, Lindrum Terrace, Roseneath, Wellington. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 October 1916 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

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  • Rest in peace Sir, from one Old Boy to another. Lest we forget.
    Public - Ross - 21 September 2020
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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 September 2020RossWellingtonOther
07 May 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher

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