WINGHAM, William Hudson
(Service number 34768)

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Date 13 October 1890 Place of Birth Gore

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Cave, South Canterbury
Occupation Grocers assistant
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs W. H. WINGHAM (wife), Cave, via Timaru, South Canterbury
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 20th Reinforcements, Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Date 7 December 1916
Transport Port Lyttelton
Embarked From Destination Plymouth, Devon, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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No information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials Cave War Memorial - Those who offered their lives by serving overseas

Biographical Notes

William Hudson Wingham was the third son of James John and Fanny (née Heath) Wingham. He was educated at Gore School. Prior to leaving for the front, William married Margaret Dixon. William's father died in 1915 at Timaru and his mother in 1917. His brother Arthur Wingham also served in World War I.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [23 April 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [23 April 2019]; Sydenham Cemetery burial record (Christchurch City Council) [23 April 2019]

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