Person Index

Wilds, John Emery

John Emery Wilds
b: 1897
d: 22 APR 1918
Biography
Birth Details
1896/6755, John Emery Wilds, Mother: Eliza, Father: John Henry

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database
Full Name John Emery Wilds
Rank Last Held Private
Forename(s) John Emery
Surname Wilds
War World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No. 53724
First Known Rank Rifleman
Occupation before Enlistment Carpenter
Next of Kin Mrs E. Wilds (mother), Otipua Road, Timaru, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation Unit Reinforcements G Company (part)
Embarkation Date 12 June 1917
Place of Embarkation Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
HMNZT 86
HMNZT 87
Vessel Maunganui or Tahiti
Destination Plymouth, England
Nominal Roll Number 67
Page on Nominal Roll 40
Last Unit Served Canterbury Infantry Regiment
Place of Death France
Date of Death 22 April 1918
Year of Death 1918
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Archives NZ source Military personnel file
Sources Used Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Record
WILDS, JOHN EMERY
Rank:Private
Service No:5374
Date of Death:22/04/1918
Age:21
Regiment/Service:Canterbury Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
2nd Bn.
Grave ReferenceXI. F. 2.
CemeteryWIMEREUX COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Additional Information:
Son of J. H. and Eliza Wilds, of Atipua Rd., Timaru, New Zealand. Born at Timaru.

Death Details
1918/26339, John Emery Wild, Aged: NR
Facts
  • 1897 - Birth -
  • 22 APR 1918 - Death -
Ancestors
   
John Wilds
1825 - 21 OCT 1912
 
 
John Henry Wilds
1862 - 1953
  
  
  
Esther Emery
1831 - 12 NOV 1894
 
John Emery Wilds
1897 - 22 APR 1918
  
 
  
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Eliza McKnight
1870 - 1939
  
  
  
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Family Group Sheet - Child
PARENT (M) John Henry Wilds
Birth1862
Death1953
Marriage1896to Eliza McKnight
FatherJohn Wilds
MotherEsther Emery
PARENT (F) Eliza McKnight
Birth1870
Death1939
Marriage1896to John Henry Wilds
Father?
Mother?
CHILDREN
MJohn Emery Wilds
Birth1897
Death22 APR 1918
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