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Charles WILSON

Regimental number173
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGlass beveller
Address23 Loch Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.5"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, Wilson, 23 Loch Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Marybrough School Cadets.
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name7th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

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

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