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James Arthur WILSON

Regimental number2696
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Other NamesWilson, James A
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSurry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs F L Wilson, 6O Mary Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Date of death9 September 1920
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Louisa Frances WILSON; Father: no record; Wife: Mrs Grace NAIRN (formerly WILSON) Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, New South Wales

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