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Henry Percival Wightman

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Wiedenbohm - Wild, R.N. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry Percival AWMM
  • Surname
    Wightman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Percy Wightman AWMM
    • Percy Henry Wightman AWMM
    • Percy AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 37041 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1874 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Eleanor Mary Wightman (wife), Kawhia, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 19 January 1917 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 37041 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farmer/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
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Reported wounded 12 June 1917 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 Henry and Eliza Mary Wightman, of Tainui House, Kawhia; husband of Eleanor Mary Wightman, of Mount Pleasant, Tainui St., Kawhia.

    Served as Percy Wightman and listed at Archives New Zealand as Percy Wightman. Listed by CWGC as Percy Henry Wightman. Birth registerted as Henry Percival Wightman AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    10 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 42 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord, France AWMM III. D. 252. 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

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