Robert Wilson

Name:   Robert Wilson
Nationality:   New Zealand
Rank: Private
Regiment/Service:   Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.
Unit Text:   1st Bn.
Age:   34
Date of Death:   25/09/1916
Service No:   10/3127
Additional information:   Son of James and Sarah Anne Wilson, of Ballymena, Co. Antrim, Ireland. Listed on the memorial in Bellaghy Presbyterian Church. There were 397 R Wilson’s killed during World War I. The Presbyterian Church in Ireland Roll of Honour states that Robert Wilson from Bellaghy served in the N.Z. Force. The CWGC lists 15 NZ Force R Wilson’s. The above details are the “best fit”. We have been unable to track down any further details.

2 thoughts on “Robert Wilson

  1. Chris Evans

    10/3127 WILSON, Robert b 11/06/1884 – Shepherd – Te Karaka – Gisborne East Coast of NZ
    A Company 1st Bn, Wellington Infantry Regiment
    Next of Kin – Brother Hugh Wilson – Ballymacombs, Bellaghy as at date of enlistment in 1915,
    Hugh emigrated to NZ before 1923 – possibly late 1922. File lists father J Wilson as being in USA
    Source – NZ Army service record

    1. Sam Hudson Post author

      Thank you very much for your research on this. The book that this website is based on was researched in 2008/9. Since then we have become aware of quite a few new sites to search.

      Are you related to the Wilsons? Sam Hudson


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