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Name: WILKINSON, John Shann DSO, MC (Lieut.-Col.)

Birth Date: 30 Sep 1884 Upholland, Lancs.

Death Date: 27 Feb 1977 Christchurch, New Zealand

First Date: 1913

Profession: 1913 at Lokuta as part of Northern Garrison

Married: 1. In Tasmania 1918 Gwendoline Mary Brooke Bailey b. 23 Mar 1887 Richmond, Tasmania, d. 3 Aug 1962 Surrey 2. In Wensleydale, Yorks. 1965 Kathryn Hutton Lane b. 1899 New Zealand

Book Reference: Moyse, Debrett, DSO

War Service: Notts & Derby Regt. European War 1914-18 in EA (despatches, DSO, MC)

General Information:

Debrett - Major and Brevet Lieut.-Col. Sherwood Foresters and a DAQMG at War Office; E. Africa 1913 (medal with clasp), Somaliland 1920 (despatches, Brevet Lieut.-Col.)

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