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John WILSON

Regimental number2479
Place of birthNewport, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSailor and rigger
Address104 Prices Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Rett, County Limerick, Balleysung Road, Limerick, Ireland
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918

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