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Edgar James WILSON

Regimental number1571
Place of birthChife, Kent, England
Place of birthRochester, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressLucknow, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Edith Wilson, Lucknow, Victoria
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1915
Place of enlistmentBairnsdale, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1915
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Caroline Ada WILSON, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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