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Alfred Ernest WILSON

Regimental number2662
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
AddressMount Seymour, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily I Wilson, Woodstock, Mount Seymour, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2662B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 634), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Oatlands Uniting Cemetery, Tasmania. Parents: James (d. 17 November 1912, aged 51, bu. Oatlands Uniting) and Emily Isabella WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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