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Albert Edward Wilkinson

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Portrait of A. E. Wilkinson. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1915, v.3, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Albert Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilkinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    A.G. Wilkinson AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/988 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 March 1876 AWMM AWMM
    Shropshire, England AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 February 1915 AWMM Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eva Wilkinson (wife), Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 4 children AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/988 AWMM
  • Military service
    • 3rd (Auckland) Mounted Rifles, C Squadron AWMM
    • Pukekohe Mounted Rifle Volunteers 1907- AWMM
    • South Franklin Mounted Rifles 1893 - 1896 AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 February 1915 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 foot 10 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      11 stone AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Wounded, bullet perforation of stomach Gallipoli 27 August 1915 AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Thomas Henry and Jane Wilkinson; husband of Eva Wilkinson (nee Warner), of The Woodlands, Pukekohe, Auckland.

    Father of Richard Thomas Wilkinson; Roy Irving Wilkinson; Mary Gwendoline Wilkinson and Albert Edward Wilkinson.

    He came with his family to New Zealand at the age of 4 years and attended Pukekohe Intermediate School and Auckland Grammar School from 1896.

    Member of the Oddfellows' fraternity.

    Remembered at Pukekohe Intermediate School, with Memorial stones & loving memory roses.

    Named A.G. Wilkinson on the Pukekohe Intermediate School, WW1, Memorial stone. Research has not discovered a connection with Rotorua nor the reason for his name on the Memorial. We would appreciate any advice on this matter. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1915. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Rotorua War Memorial (World War 1) AWMM
    • Pukekohe Intermediate School, WW1, Memorial stones & loving memory roses AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM

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  • A number of years ago, I found a portrait of Captain Wilkinson in a house I bought in Ngaruawahia. I have no relationship to Captain Wilkinson, and would very much like to return this portrait to his family or descendants
    Public - John - 8 March 2017

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