Geoffrey Shore WILSON

Regimental number12/1053
Date of birth3 May 1893
Place of birthAuckland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSolicitor's clerk
AddressRanfurly Road, Epsom, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 10"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Wilson, Ranfurly Road, Epsom, Auckland
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Place of enlistmentAuckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitAuckland Infantry Battalion
FateCommenced return to New Zealand 7 August 1915
Discharge date9 October 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to New Zealand on board HT 'Tahiti', 7 August 1915; discharged (medically unfit: neurasthenia, double varicocele), 9 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No TF 804691 - Army.
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body
Date of death6 July 1968 Auckland
Age at death75