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Arthur WILSON

Regimental number5512
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBootmaker
AddressGeorge Street, Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 4.5"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinFather, D Wilson, Wollongong Road, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 September 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date29 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suffolk', 12 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 29 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 September 1930
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales

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