John Emery Wilds

John Emery Wilds

John Emery Wilds

Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion

Conflict: WW1

Additional Details:

Son of J. H. and Eliza Wilds, of Atipua Rd., Timaru, New Zealand. Born at Timaru.

Public Contributions:

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  • Service Number: 5374
  • First Name: John Emery
  • Surname: Wilds
  • Rank: Private
  • Date of Birth: Not known
  • Next of Kin: Mrs E. Wilds (mother), Otipua Road, Timaru, New Zealand
  • Occupation: Carpenter
  • Nationality of Force: New Zealand
  • Force: Army
  • Unit: NZEF, Canterbury Regiment, 2 Battalion

Casualty Details

  • Date of death: 22 April 1918
  • Age: 21
  • Conflict: WW1
  • Cause of Death:

    Died of wounds

Embarkation Details

  • Body of Embarkation: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
  • Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
  • Embarkation Date: 12 June 1917
  • Transport: HMNZT 86
    HMNZT 87
  • Vessel: Maunganui or Tahiti
  • Destination: Plymouth, England

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph, Auckland War Memorial Museum