The AIF Project

Roy John WILKINSON

Regimental number509
Place of birthHerberton Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChemist
AddressMcLennan Street, Wooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, James Wilkinson, Chemist, Wick Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date5 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentStaff Sergeant
Unit name2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 15 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30480 (15 January 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76 (23 May 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Married Minnie L Chapman who was a nursing sister during the First World War (seconded to the British Army after the first battle of the Somme). She died in 1979.
Date of death1927

Print format