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John Wyllie

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John AWMM
  • Surname
    Wyllie AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    South African 91 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    • AWMM
    • 1873 Noel Smith Research Project
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 21 October 1899 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    South African 91 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    South Africa 10 October 1899 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
    POW - Waterval AWMM
    Doornspruit, South Africa AWMM
    31 March 1900 AWMM
  • 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 7 inches AWMM
    • Killed or died while a Prisoner of War, Cause of Death AWMM
      Died from brain tumour whilst a Prisoner of War AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trooper Wyllie is recorded as being 5 ft 7 inches tall and taking size 2 boots. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 18 May 1900 AWMM
      AWMM
    • 18 January 1900 Noel Smith Research Project
      Age 27 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Soldiers' Cemetery, Waterval, South Africa AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Ranfurly Veterans' Home, 539 Mount Albert Road, Three Kings, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Whanganui South African War Memorial AWMM

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Sources

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