WILSON, Bertie Charles
(Service number 45044)

First Rank Company Sergeant Major Last Rank


Date 17 February 1890 Place of Birth Cowra, New South Wales, Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Joiner
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs R. S. WILSON (mother), Morgan's road, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 35th Reinforcements B Company
Date 2 March 1918
Transport Tofua
Embarked From Wellington Destination Southampton, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

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Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 5 December 1984 Age 94 yrs
Place of Death Talbot Hospital, Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference Services Section, Row 162, Plot 246
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Bertie Charles WILSON was a son of John and Rebecca Susannah (nee BRIEN) WILSON. His brother Colin Edgar WILSON was killed in action in 1916 at the Sommei; another brother, Albert WILSON. also served in WWI.


Cenotaph Database [25 February 2014]; Headstone image Timaru Cemetery (Timaru District Council) [06 March 2014]

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