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James Gerald WILSON

Regimental number1706
Place of birthGisborne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPolice constable
AddressGisborne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, James Wilson, Gisborne, Victoria
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 25 Driver William Vereker WILSON, 10th Brigade Headquarters, died of wounds, 28 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 August 1966

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