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Herbert Ward WILSON

Regimental number2260
Date of birth29 September 1877
Place of birthBradford, York, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLecturer
AddressChelsea Street, Brighton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinFather, W Wilson, Chelsea Street, Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date11 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia
Medals

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 20
Date: 9 March 1922

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, Croix de Guerre, Order of the British Empire, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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