WARDELL, George Tuthill
(Service number 54216)

Aliases Birth name & name on headstone - George Toothil Wardell
First Rank Quartermaster Sergeant Last Rank


Date 18 July 1885 Place of Birth England

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Empire Hotel, Timaru
Occupation Master builder
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin J. T. WARDELL (father), Hull Times Office, Whitelar Gate, Hull, England; Mrs A. ROWLAND (sister), 68 Ferry Road, Linwood, Christchurch, later of 28 Lincoln Road, Christchurch
Religion Church of England
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 Destination Southampton, Hampshire, England
Other Units Served With
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Date Reason

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Post-war Occupations


Date 23 July 1959 Age 74 years
Place of Death Timaru
Notices Timaru Herald, 25 July 1959
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 52, Plot 429
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Tuthill WARDELL was the son of Mr John Tuthill and Mary Ann (née Chapman) Wardell of Hull, England.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [20 July 2016]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [20 July 2016]

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