Pte Albert Joseph Wheldon

Born 31/12/1890* ; Died 20/11/1918 ; Buried 22/11/1918 ; Age 26 (headstone) or 27 (*military personnel file).

Death notice:
WHELDON.—On the 20th November, 1918, at Trentham Military Hospital, of influenza and pneumonia. Private Albert Wheldon, beloved husband of Nellie Wheldon, Marton Junction, and son-in-law of Mrs. G. F. Reyling, Wellington (late of Leicester, England).
Evening Post, 23 Nov. 1918

Grave Information:

Karori Cemetery
Section: Soldiers
Plot: 4 C
Record: 88768

Information from Military Personnel File:

Born: Leicestershire, England
Date of birth: 31/12/1890
Father: William Wheldon
Mother: Elizabeth
Trade or calling: Loco Fireman
Address last resided: Railways, Marton
Last employer: N.Z.R.
Marital status: Married
Particulars of Marriage: Nelly Rayling, married in Wellington on 31/10/1915 by Rev. Fancourt.
Particulars of Children: Elsie Joan, born 19/2/1916 in Cross Creek; Sibyl Vaugham, born 5/5/1917 in Marton.

Date of death: 20/11/1918
Cause of death: Influenza Pneumonia
Days in hospital: 13
Remarks/notes: Died Cottage Hospital 8pm

Military Personnel File  (Courtesy of Archives New Zealand)


Nellie Vaughan Wheldon (wife)