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Charles WILSON

Regimental number3490
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressBallarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinAunt, Miss A Rosenhein, 5 Wills Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceInst'l Staff
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row O, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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