John Hamilton WILSON

Regimental number3255
Place of birthBeechworth, Victoria
AddressCastlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Leonore F Wilson, Gainsborough Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot VI, Row J, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Leonora Fanny Wilson
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal