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Albert Edward Wilkinson

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

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


  • 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 EnglandUnited Kingdom 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


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
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 February 1915 AWMM
    Age 38 AWMM
    Farmer/Civilian AWMM
    AucklandNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on 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 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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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



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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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