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Full Name: Milton Wildey
Rank Last Held: Lance Corporal
Forename(s): Milton
Surname: Wildey
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 8/3114
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Private
Next of Kin: E.M. Wildey (father), 75 City Road, London E.C., England
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: Birchwood, Southland, New Zealand
Military District: Otago
Body on Embarkation: 7th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit: Otago Infantry Battalion
Embarkation Date: 9 October 1915
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Vessel: Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Destination: Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number: Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll: 778
Last Unit Served: Otago Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: Ypres, Belgium
Date of Death: 12 October 1917
Year of Death: 1917
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Memorial Name: Tyne Cot Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Memorial Reference: N.Z. Apse, Panel 3.
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:
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