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James Arthur Ernest WILSON

Regimental number3533
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressHibbard PO, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Wilson, Hibbard PO, Port Macquarie, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parent: George Wilson of Hibbard, Port Macquarie, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4887 Pte Eric Robert WILSON, 53rd Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916; 3534 Pte Samuel Charles WILSON, 53rd Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death3 October 1959
Place of burialTweed Heads Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON James Arthur Ernest

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