RUSSELL, Wilfred
(Service number 6/3452)

First Rank (1) Private; (2) Sergeant Last Rank Private


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment (1) Orari Gorge
Occupation (2) Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status (1) Single
Next of Kin (1) Duncan RAE (friend), Orari Gorge, Woodbury; (2) D. RAE (friend), Orari Gorge, Orari
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation (1) 8th Reinforcements; (2) New Zealand Expeditionary force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship (1) Canterbury Infantry Battalion; (2) 34th Reinforcements Canterbury Infantry Regiment, C Company
Date (1) 13 November 1915; (2) 8 February 1918
Transport (1) Willochra or Tofua; (2) Ulimaroa
Embarked From (1) Wellington; (2) Wellington Destination (1) Suez, Egypt; (2) Liverpool, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Regiment

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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 10 May 1962 Age 78 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Waihi Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Cenotaph Database [04 November 2014]

External Links

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