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Frederick Garfield Tilyard

Names panel, right, Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park (photo G.A. Fortune 2012) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Names panel, right, Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park (photo G.A. Fortune 2012) - Imag …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick Garfield AWMM
  • Surname
    Tilyard AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Frederick Garfield Jackson AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 8/1266 AWMM
    • WWI 23309 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 April 1886 AWMM MastertonWairarapa AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Pre 3 November 1914 AWMM C/o E. Short, Parorangi, New Zealand AWMM
    • Pre 14 February 1916 AWMM Te Kuiti, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Garfield Jackson (cousin), San Francisco, United States of America AWMM
    • G.E. Jackson C/o Mr Charles Tilyard (father), Morrison's Bush, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 27 May 1916 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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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
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 9 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      141 pounds AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Brown grey AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Dark brown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Fever (malaria) between Australia and Ceylon AWMM
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick Tilyard was the son of Charles and Rose Tilyard, of Main Street, Greytown, Wellington, New Zealand.

    He attested twice (1915 and 1916) as Frederick Garfield Jackson born in Tasmania, Australia and Masterton. His father declared the correct identity twice in the years 1917 and 1918

    He fell ill on the 1915 voyage from New Zealand with malaria and was hospitalised in Colombo, Ceylon and returned to Australia then to Wellington, New Zealand June 1915 and discharged as medically unfit.

    He re-enlisted, attesting born in Masterton; having served in Mexico under General Madero (?)

    Served as Jackson and falsified details of next of kin at attestation. Listed at Archives New Zealand as TILYARD, Frederick Garfield - [a.k.a. JACKSON, Frederick Garfield] - WW1 23309 - Army AWMM
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About death

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  • Death
    27 September 1916 AWMM
    Age 31 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



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  • Memorial name
    • Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France AWMM
    • Memorial gates, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Memorial trees, 117 lime trees, Avenue of Remembrance, Greytown Soldiers Memorial Park, Kuratawhiti Street, Greytown, Wairarapa, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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