WYATT, Harold
(Service number 25/705)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank Corporal


Date 25 January 1895 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 8 Macrae Street, Mornington
Occupation Tramcar conductor
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Miss Ethel WYATT (sister), C/o J. R. Blackler, 125 Main Road, Ravensbourne, Dunedin
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 Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 3rd Battalion, Machine-gun Section
Date 5 February 1916
Transport Ulimaroa or Mokoia or Navua
Embarked From Destination
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Rifle Brigade

Military Awards

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Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Tramways inspector


Date 11 January 1971 Age 75 years
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Andersons Bay Cemetery, Dunedin
Memorial Reference Block SF15, Plot 17
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Harold Wyatt was the younger son of Albert and Mary (née Whiting) Wyatt. His older brother died in infancy. He had two sisters - Ethel and Thelma. harold was educated at Kingsdown and Timaru South school. Harold's father died in 1904 and his mother remarried in 1905, to Edwin Still. She had two daughters by Edwin, the older one dying at 2 years of age, and buried at the northern Cemetery, Dunedin, her father Edwin with her. After Edwin's death in 1911, she married John William Craven. Fanny Still continued her schooling in Dunedin as Fanny Craven. In 1919 she left for Australia; her mother too? Harold married Elizabeth Jane Rainham on 21 April 1919 at Dunedin. Their younger son was next-of-kin when he died in 1971.


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