George Victor WILDE

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WILDE, George Victor

Service Number: 867
Enlisted: 18 August 1914, Ripponlea, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Infantry Battalion
Born: Richmond, Victoria, 1889
Home Town: Cheltenham, Bayside, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor mechanic
Died: Killed in Action, France, 14 June 1918
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 2
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 867, Ripponlea, Victoria
21 Oct 1914: Involvement Sergeant, SN 867, 5th Infantry Battalion
21 Oct 1914: Embarked Sergeant, SN 867, 5th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orvieto, Melbourne
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 867, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the left arm at the Dardenelles
14 Jun 1918: Involvement Private, SN 867, 5th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thornton Richard and Georgina Wilde of Port Napean Road, Cheltenham, Victoria; husband of Matilda Elenor Wilde of 6 Warwick Cottages, Enfiled Lock, Middlesex

2 June 1917 - Married Matilda Elenor Key. Rev. Croxford officiated

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal