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Basil Thomas WILMER

Regimental number242
Place of birthCarrick Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCarrick, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinCanon Wilmer, Carrick, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1920
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialReninghelst New Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 8), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Kidd and Georgina WILMER
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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