|Place of birth||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Address||Baden Powell Street, Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Susan Jane Wilson, Baden Powell Street, Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in the Port Curtis Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Place of enlistment||Rockhampton, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||26th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/43/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||3929A|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Crucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 5), Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Robert K. and Susan Jane WILSON|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 31st Bn, duntroon Plateau, 6 April 1916.
Admitted to 145th Australian Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 14 May 1916 (haemorrhoids), and transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station; discharged to unit, 18 May 1916; rejoined Bn, 18 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 17 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 July 1916 (gun shot wound, left arm), and admitted to 8th Stationary Hospital, Wimereux; transferred to England, 21 July 1916, and admitted to 2nd Northern General Hospital, Becketts Road, Leeds, 22 July 1916; transferred to 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford (date not recorded); discharged on furlough, 13 October 1916, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 30 October 1916.
Admitted to Wareham Military Hospital, 11 January 1917 (meningitis); marched in to No 4 Command Depot, Wareham, from Poole Isolation Hospital, 3 April 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1917.
Transferred to 15th Bn, 11 June 1917.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 24 January 1918 (gastritis), and transferred to 4th Australian Field Ambulance; discharged to duty, and rejoined Bn, in the field, 4 February 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WILSON James Barnes|