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Edward Henry WILSON

Regimental number262
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressBig Springs, Wagga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, G G Wilson, Big Springs, Wagga, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 18 March 1916
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialIsmailia War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 58), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Wagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: George Paterson and Fanny WILSON

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