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John WILSON

Regimental number5198
Place of birthWellington, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmiths striker
AddressLeylands Parade, Belmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wilson, Leylands Parade, Belmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 October 1926

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