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Full Name: Frank Reginald Wilson
Rank Last Held: Second Lieutenant
Forename(s): Frank Reginald
Surname: Wilson
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 12/2616
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Sergeant
Next of Kin: John Wilson (father), 12 Pompallier Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: 12 Pompallier Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
Military District: Auckland
Body on Embarkation: 6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport:
Vessel: Willochra or Tofua
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 789
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment, 1st Battalion
Place of Death: France
Date of Death: 19 September 1916
Age at Death: 31
Year of Death: 1916
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France
Grave Reference: II. B. 28.
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Obituary: Obituary: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916.
Biographical Notes:
  • Frank Wilson was the son of John and Elizabeth Wilson, of 12 Pompallier Terrace, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • All Black in 1910
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image:
  • Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
  • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Willoughby, R.J. - Wilson, F.A. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source:
Further References: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, Third term. p.13
Sources Used:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
  • Auckland Grammar School chronicle. [1913-]. Auckland, N.Z.: Auckland Grammar School.
  • Allblacks.com website All Blacks A to Z
  • Chester, R., McMillan, N. & Palenski, R. (2005). The encyclopedia of New Zealand rugby. Auckland, N.Z. : Hodder Moa. (4th ed.)
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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