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Richard Atkinson Wilson

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Headstone of Private Richard Atkinson Wilson (34198). Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. New Zealand War Graves Trust (BECL9758). CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

Headstone of Private Richard Atkinson Wilson (34198). Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, Wes …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Richard Atkinson AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 34198 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 February 1891 Noel Smith and Lyn Griffiths research
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs T. Wilson (mother), 312 Factory Road, Islington, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 34198 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 Unknown AWMM Butcher/Civilian 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Richard Wilson was the son of Thomas and Martha Wilson, of 312 Factory Rd., Islington, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    2 October 1917 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM XXIV. E. 7. AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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28 July 2021StephenPerth, AustraliaDirect descendant

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