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Andrew WILSON

Regimental number722
Place of birthGlenarm, Co Antrim, Ireland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressMunac, Glenvian, Antrim, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 10"
Weight170 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Wilson, Munac, Glenvian, Antrim, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Place of enlistmentGeraldton, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll7221
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEast Mudros Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 33), Lemnos, Greece
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth WILSON
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Fremantle, 9 June 1915, disembarked Alexandria, 2 July 1916. Embarked Alexandria, with 28th Bn, on HT 'Ivernia' to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 4 September 1915.

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 10 October 1915 (shrapnel wound, sacrum); admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 10 October 1915; transferred to 16th Casualty Clearing Station, 10 October 1915.

Died at sea on board HS 'Formosa', 12 October 1915 (shrapnel wound, back); body sent ashore and buried, Mudros, 12 October 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON Andrew

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