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George Colin Campbell WILSON

Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, George Thornhill Campbell Wilson, Lower Bowne Terrace, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service8th Infantry
Enlistment date27 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 April 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Honorary Lieutenant)
Unit name41st Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 18 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 14), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on University of Queensland Roll of Honour ('Pro Patria Ceciderunt'; They fell for their Country), St Lucia, Queensland. Parents: George Thornhill Campbell and Jinnie WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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