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James Bracebridge WILSON

Regimental number1479
Place of birthGlenferrie, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPastrycook
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Wilson, Moreton, Hotham Street, Ripponlea, Victoria
Enlistment date7 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3480
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Returned to Australian and re-enlisted on 6 March 1917. Regimental No. 3480. On his second enlistment he stated that he was Church of England, a Clerk from Elsternwick, Victoria. Married and 25 years of age. Wife's name, Mrs Lilian Grace Wilson, 82 Brickwood Street, Elsternwick, Victoria. Enlisted as a Private in the 46th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement and embarked at Melbourne per HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 11 May 1917

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