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William Ernest Wilson

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 793 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 793 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Ernest AWMM
  • Surname
    Wilson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4/260 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 September 1892 AWMM ChristchurchCanterbury AWMM
    Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 11 August 1914 AWMM Railways, Lyttelton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M. Wilson (brother), Union Street, Foxton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    • Military Cross (MC) AWMM
      1914-15 Star issued by New Zealand for NZEF service. British War Medal (1914-1920) and Victory Medal issued by Imperial Authorities for subsequent service in R.F.A. AWMM
    • 1914-1915 Star AWMM
      London Gazette, 10 December 1919, p15377. 2nd Lt. William Ernest Wilson, R.F.A. (Spec.Res.), attd. A./161st Bde. "Near Le Gateau on 1st November, 1918, he was in command of wagons taking forward ammunition to a position to be occupied by his battery for a forthcoming operation. The wagons on the road came under heavy artillery fire. He showed great skill and coolness, and successfully delivered his ammunition. On 5th November, 1918, near Favril, he superintended the moving of the horses under heavy shell fire."[url http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/31680/supplements/15377 London Gazzette] AWMM
    • British War Medal (1914-1920) AWMM
    • Victory Medal AWMM

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 11 August 1914 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    Clerk AWMM
    WellingtonNew Zealand 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Studholme, J. (1928). New Zealand Expeditionary Force record of personal services during the war of officers, nurses, and first-class warrant officers, and other facts relating to the N.Z.E.F. : unofficial but based on official records. Wellington, N.Z.: Government Printer. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 793 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 4: Includes portrait AWMM

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