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Regimental number2239
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCrane driver
Address16 Calder Road, Redfern, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 6.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Wilson, 16 Calder Road, Redfern, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the St George's Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date26 April 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date17 December 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged (medically unfit), 17 December 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 May 1947
Age at death49
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON Albert

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