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Private Hermann Caesar Wild was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born on 27 January 1885, in Lewisham, the son of German-born parents Gustav, a dealer in precious stones, and Ida Wild (née Caesar). He studied at St. Dunston's College and abroad before entering the firm Messrs M. Samuel & Co. as an accountant.[1] On his enlistment, Wild was living with his family at 9 Cator Road, Beckenham.

Wild died on 16 May 1917, at No. 8 General Hospital, Rouen, having been wounded at  Bullecourt on the 3rd. He had been serving on the Western Front with the 2nd Battalion, The Honourable Artillery Company since 27 March.[1]

He is buried in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery Extension.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1924, p. 235.

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