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Full Name
Wilfred Gilhome Selby
Rank Last Held
Private
Forename(s)
Wilfred Gilhome
Surname
Selby
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
8/772
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Private
Next of Kin
Mrs Emma Selby (mother), 48 Grace Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Grace Street, Invercargill, New Zealand
Military District
Otago
Body on Embarkation
Main Body
Embarkation Unit
Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date
16 October 1914
Place of Embarkation
Port Chalmers, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Ruapehu or Hawkes Bay
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
651
Other Units
10th Coy.
Campaigns
Gallipoli
Last Unit Served
Otago Infantry Battalion
Place of Death
Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of Death
26 April 1915
Age at Death
33
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Memorial Name
Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey
Memorial Reference
Panel 75
Biographical Notes
  • Wilfred Selby was the son of Charles W. G. Selby and Emma Selby of 55 Grace Street, Invercargill, New Zealand.
  • Date of death may have been 26 April through 30 April 1915.
Archives NZ source
Military personnel file
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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