WILSON, Hugh Hill
(Service number 48310)

First Rank Quartermaster Sergeant Last Rank


Date 12 July 1888 Place of Birth Ngapara, Otago

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Clerk
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married
Next of Kin Mrs M. WILSON (wife), 6 Wilson Street, Timaru
Religion Presbyterian
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 30th Reinforcements, Otago Infantry Regiment, D Company
Date 13 October 1917
Transport Corinthic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
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Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 13 March 1952 Age 63 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 52, Plot 398
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Hugh Hill Wilson was the eldest son of Hugh and Jane (née McLeod) Wilson, of Maheno. He was educated at Maheno and Hampden schools , going out to work at the age of 14. He married May Logan, sister of George, Stan and Rue Loagan, on 5 May 1910, at Addington. Hugh and May had two children before Hugh enlisted for service with the New Zealand Forces. James Robert Edmondson Wilson, a brother of Hugh, was killed in action in 1918 in France.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [05 October 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [05 October 2019]; School Admission record [10 October 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [10 October 2019]

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