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Rogers William Wilkinson

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Rogers William AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilkinson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 1092 AWMM
    • 8/810 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 September 1879 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM C/o Mr A.D. Wilkinson, Wellington, College. AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 72 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs S.A. Wilkinson (wife), 72 Ellice Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Pre 17 April 1915 AWMM Married AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died of disease and wounds AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Francis and Ann Wilkinson of Roslyn, Dunedin, New Zealand; husband of Sophia Wilkinson of 101 Broughton Street, Wellington

      Transffered in South Africa to the 7th Contingent as a Lieutenant AWMM
    • Rogers was born in 1979 in Dunedin, the 8th of nine children. His parent migrated from Scotland in 1863. Francis was from Glasgow and Ann originally from Doune in Perthshire. Rogers and Sophia had two children.
      Rogers nephew Robert FC Wilkinson served in the AIF and was killed in France in 1918. Public - Peter - Other relative - 22 September 2015 - family oral history
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About death

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  • Death
    • 22 September 1915 AWMM
      Age 36 AWMM
      EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
    • 7 August 1915 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 36 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    • Wandsworth (Earlsfield) Cemetery, London, England AWMM F.B. 19. 6 AWMM
    • Wandsworth Cemetery Uk AWMM
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  • Rest in peace, Sir, from one Old Boy to another. Lest we forget.
    Public - Ross - 21 September 2020



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  • External links
  • References
    • Stowers, R. (2002). Rough Riders at War: history of New Zealand's involvement in the Anglo-Boer war 1899-1902 and information on all members of the ten New Zealand contingents. Author: Hamilton, N.Z. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 780 AWMM
    • This record was partially completed by information provided by Noel George Smith (2020-2021). AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
21 September 2020RossWellingtonOther
10 July 2018AllanRotoruaResearcher
22 September 2015PeterChristchurch, New ZealandOther relative
27 April 2015donnaLondon, UKOther

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