WILKES, Jasper William
(Service number 6/1430)

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Date Unknown Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 5 Buchanan Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs W. E. F. WILKES (mother), 5 Buchanan Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 2nd Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 14 December 1914
Transport Verdala or Willochra or Knight of the Garter
Embarked From Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt
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Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Jasper William WILKES was the son of William Riley and Elizabeth Florence (nee COKER) WILKES. His brother, Oliver George WILKES, was killed in action in 1917 at Messines. And his cousin, Frederick William COKER, was killed in action in 1915 at the Dardanelles.


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