Richard Atkinson WILSON

Regimental number34198
Next of kinMother, Mrs T Wilson, 312 Factory Road, Islington, Canterbury
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, 21st Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on board Ulimaroa on 19 January 1917
Final rankPrivate
Final unit3rd Battalion, Canterbury Infantry Regiment
FateDied of wounds 2 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row E, Grave No 7), nr Ieper, Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Martha Wilson, 312 Factory Road, Islington, Canterbury
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNominal Roll Vol. 3: Roll 52, p. 13

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