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James Ernest WILSON

Regimental number2169
Place of birthBaden Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressOatlands, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Wilson, Mount Seymour, Oatlands, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 February 1958
Age at death73
Place of burialOatlands Uniting Cemetery, Tasmania

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