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Regiment & Unit/Ship

Royal Marines

R.N. Armoured Car Div.

Date of Death

Died 09 May 1915

Age 31 years old

Buried or commemorated at


II. D. 37.


Famous Sportsmen, Tennis: headstone of Captain A F Wilding in Rue-des-Berceaux Military Cemetery, France. Four times Wimbledon singles champion; part of the combined Australasian Davis Cup winning team, and bronze medallist at the 1912 Olympics in the covered court singles.

Photographer: Unknown

  • Country of Service United Kingdom
  • Additional Info Former Wimbledon Tennis Champion, 1907 (Doubles), 1908 (Doubles), 1910 (Singles & Doubles), 1911 (Singles), 1912 (Singles) & 1913 (Singles). Educated New Zealand; Trinity College, Cambridge, B.A. Called to the English Bar, Inner Temple, 1906; qualified Barrister and Solicitor of Supreme Court of New Zealand, 1909. A member of The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Queen's.
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