Late 1950s or early 1960s
17 November, 1981
- "...Wilkes - killed by aurors a year before Voldemort's downfall..."
- —Sirius Black on Wilkes.
Rupert Wilkes was a wizard and a Slytherin student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. After graduating from Hogwarts, he became a Death Eater of Lord Voldemort. He fought in several battles during the First Wizarding War, and was he who killed and mutilated Benjy Fenwick, a member of the Order of the Phoenix. During the end of the war, he was pursued by Aurors and was killed while trying to avoid imprisonment in Azkaban.
Wilkes attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the 1970s and was sorted into Slytherin house. According to Sirius Black, he was member of a gang of Slytherins and aspiring Death Eaters which included Severus Snape, Avery Avery, Mulciber and Evan Rosier. They all entered the service of Lord Voldemort during the height of the First Wizarding War.
First Wizarding War and deathEdit
"was accused ... of Benjy Fenwick's murder and dismemberment"
—An old 1981 Daily Prophet.
Wilkes fought in several battles of the First Wizarding War.during the war, he received orders from Voldemort himself to invade Benjy Fenwick's house and kill him. Wilkes, however, kill and mutilated leaving only some remnants to be found. After Lord Voldemort's downfall, Wilkes was caught by Aurors and was killed, while attempting to avoid being imprisoned in Azkaban. Sometime before he died, Wilkes, at least, pregnant one woman, perhaps his wife, who had given birth to his son Simon Wilkes.