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George Henry WILSON

Regimental number2470
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWilliamstown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Martha Wilson, Williamstown, South Australia
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBernafray Wood British Cemetery (Row I, Grave No. 35), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Margaret Martha WILSON
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3750 Pte Robert WILSON, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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