WYATT, George
(Service number 73533)

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Date 14 March 1875 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Buchanan Street, Timaru
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Charlotte WYATT (mother), Victoria Street, Timaru
Religion Church of England
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 9 June 1943 Age 68 years
Place of Death Timaru
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Wyatt was the son of Alfred Ambrose and Charlotte Jane (née Loader) Wyatt. He was educated at both Timaru Main and Timaru South schools. His father in August 1895, when he suffered a head injury after he experienced giddiness and fell out of his dray. His mother died suddenly from heart disease in June 1920. George married Margaret Millin in 1921. George enlisted after being called up. His brother, Henry Valentine Wyatt also enlisted, and a nephew, Alfred Henry Wyatt, served in World War I.


Timaru Herald, 16 & 17 August 1895, 19 June 1920 (Papers Past) [26 December 2019]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [26 December 2019]; School Admission records (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [21 December 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone transcription [29 December 2019]

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