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John Alfred WILSON

Regimental number6475
Date of birth9 November 1891
Place of birthSnake Valley, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressTomahawk Creek via Colac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Wilson, Snake Valley via Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 September 1949
Age at death56
Place of burialColac Cemetery, Victoria

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