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Sidney Thomas Wilton

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RFN. S. T. WILTON, of Masterton, Killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly News 8 March 1917 p045. Sir George Grey Special Collections, Auckland Libraries, AWNS-19170308-45-27. Image has no known copyright restrictions.

RFN. S. T. WILTON, of Masterton, Killed in action. Taken from the supplement to the Auckland Weekly …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Sidney Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilton AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/424 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 August 1886 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
    T.R. Wilton (father), Mangamutu, Pahiatua, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/424 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 16 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
    Farmer/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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Sidney Wilton was the son of Annie Wilton, of 38 Cambridge St., Pahiatua, New Zealand, and the late Thomas Robert Wilton. Native of Masterton.

    His brother Hugh Regardso Wilton (26/423) died on the same day at the Battle of the Somme. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 29 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

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  • SIDNEY THOMAS WILTON AND HUGH REGARDSO WILTON were my GrandfatherFredrick Rufus Wiltons brothers and as a child my mother Irene Mckinlay (nee Wilton)told me there story and the impact it had on my Greatgrandmother .
    Public - Anne Squires/Tantrum/Mckinlay - Direct descendant - 16 September 2016
    Report 
  • His Name Will Live For Evermore In Our Servicemen`s Cemetery at Pahiatua Bryan James - President Pahiatua R.S.A. 2015
    Public - BRYAN DAVID - Researcher - 30 May 2015
    Report 

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      24: 25 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith and Lyn Griffiths (2021). AWMM

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
31 May 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
16 September 2016Anne Squires/Tantrum/MckinlayMaungaturoto NZSDirect descendant
30 May 2015BRYAN DAVIDPahiatua112Researcher

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