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James WILSON

Regimental number1850
Place of birthOmaru, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o H, Canterbury Road, Lewisham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Mrs May, The Terrace, Wellington, New Zealand
Enlistment date21 December 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 March 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 September 1951
Age at death68
Place of burialKarori Cemetery (11b36/15), Wellington, New Zealand

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