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Wilfrid Arthur Cornish

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Corda, A. - Cornman, J.W. (CC-BY John Halpin 2010)

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Corda, A. - Cornman, J.W. (CC-BY Jo …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Wilfrid Arthur AWMM
  • Surname
    Cornish AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Wilfred AWMM
    • Wilfred Arthur Cornish AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 67960 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Cornish (mother), Luckett Schoolhouse, Callington, Cornwall, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Le Quesnoy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 67960 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Waterside worker/Civilian 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Wilfred Cornish was the son of William Henry and Annie Cornish, of 6 Bowling Green Terrace, Launceston Rd., Callington, Cornwall, England. Native of Luckett, Callington, Cornwall.

    First name is Wilfrid on Nominal Roll, Wilfred on Archway and CWGC. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    4 November 1918 AWMM
    Age 37 AWMM
    Le QuesnoyFrance AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Ruesnes Communal Cemetery, Nord, France AWMM I. C. 3. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • References
    • Pugsley, C. (2018). Le Quesnoy, 1918 : New Zealand's Last Battle. Auckland, New Zealand : Oratia. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume IV. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      81: 16 AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM
    • NZEF CASUALTIES — LE QUESNOY As noted in the Appendix of Dr Christopher Pugsley’s book: Le Quesnoy 1918: New Zealand’s Last Battle. This list was compiled by Richard Stowers and Herb Farrant, and added to by Christopher Pugsley. Please forward any additional names and details to the author through Oratia Media. The list covers period 1–7 November 1918 and those who died after from wounds received in this period. AWMM

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