Herbert George Wilson born at Lauder 22 November 1895

Attended Matakanui and Lauder Schools 1902-1909

Farm labourer at Lauder . enlisted in Army commencing 11 June 1915. NZEF Trooper 9/1374 Otago Mounted Rifles 6th Reinforcements, 22nd Corp Mounted Regiments.

14 August 1915 travelled to Egypt.

6 April 1916 embarked from Egypt to France.

In the field in France until wounded on 26 April 1918.

In hospital at St Andras 12 May 1918

Admitted to No. 1 General NZ Hospital Brokenhurst England 15 May 1918.

Discharged to Dis.Depot Torquay 21 June 1918.

Classified unfit for further duty 11 July 1918.

At Torquay until embarked per Ayrshire from plymouth 6 November 1918.

25 December 1918 arrived back in nZ with 21 days of leave until final discharge 21 January 1919.

27 April 1921 - married Ann Clark Sutherland at Omakau. Two sons Geoff and Colin, and two daughters Margaret and Kathleen.

Farm labourer until buying his own farm at Drybread, Central Otago in 1924.

24 March 1954, died on the farm.

Herbert George Wilson received the following medals:

1914-1915 Star

British War Medal

Victory Medal