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JOHN WALCOT WILDER

WILDER, JOHN WALCOT

RANK:   SERGEANT            SERIAL NO:  11/654

UNIT:    9th SQUADRON, WELLINGTON MOUNTED RIFLES

BORN:       29/08/1889          -       CANTERBURY
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DIED:     27/08/1915        KILLED IN ACTION 
     
PLACE:     GALLIPOLI, TURKEY (ANZAC COVE)

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   C of E

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   Mrs Maud WILDER, ATUA, OTANE.
            
SIBLINGS:   Allan Standish (Tim) WILDER (MAJOR)

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs MAUD WILDER (mother)

OCCUPATION:  FARMER

EMPLOYER:   JACK ORMOND

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   WALLINGFORD, C.H.B.

HEIGHT:               WEIGHT:                CHEST:   

COMP:               EYES:                   HAIR:  
    
EDUCATION:   WANGANUI COLLEGIATE

GRAVE/MEMORIAL:  HILL 60 CEMETERY (N.Z. MEMORIAL), TURKEY
                                                                    
                           

ENLISTED:                      DATE:   14/05/1914

MAIN BODY:      YES               REINFORCEMENT:    

MILITARY RECORD:
16/10/1914.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON HMNZT 6 ‘ORARI’..
03/12/1914.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ, EGYPT.
27/08/1915.  KILLED IN ACTION, ANZAC COVE, GALLIPOLI, TURKEY.

 

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES.