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Full Name
Wilfred Ellis Dove
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Wilfred Ellis
Surname
Dove
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
6/446
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
T. Dove (father), Longbeach, Ashburton, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Longbeach, Ashburton, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tahiti or Athenic
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
196
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Infantry Battalion, C Company
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
25 April 1915
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 74
Biographical Notes
Wilfred Dove was the son of Thomas and Mary Eliza Dove, of Hornby Junction Rd., Upper Riccarton, Christchurch, New Zealand. Native of Long Beach, Ashburton, Christchurch.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915
Additional Information
Date of death may have been 25 April through 1 May 1915.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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