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Francis Garde Wesley WILSON

Regimental number2626
Place of birthCondamine, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationInsurance inspector
AddressHume Street, Toowooomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinEmily Kate Wilson, Hume Street, Toowooomba, Queensland
Enlistment date29 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPTE (Mounted Bearer)
Unit name4th Light Horse Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from on board HMAT A30 Borda on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Discharge date14 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Transferred from 4th Light Horse to 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, Tel-el-Kebir, Egypt, 7 March 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 27 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, - April 1916.

Detached to DDMS, 1st Anzac Corps Headquarters, 17 September 1917; rejoined unit, 28 September 1917. On leave to Paris, 19 October 1917; rejoined unit, 25 October 1917. On leave to England, 3 December 1918; rejoined unit, 21 February 1918.

Transferred to 1st Divisional Signal Company, 17 March 1918. On leave to Rome, 25 November 1918; rejoined unit, 10 December 1918.

Proceeded to England to commence return to Australia, 17 January 1919. Commenced return to Australia on board 'Kildonian Castle', 21 March 1919; disembarked, 15 May 1919; discharged, 14 July 1919.

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

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