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James Henry WILSON

Regimental numberCommissioned
Date of birth11 September 1886
Place of birthLondon, England (Borough of St. Pancras)
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPiano tuner and french polisher
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Lillian Wilson, The Knoll, Abingdon Berkshire, England
Enlistment date5 March 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 21 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Hobart, 1914
FateDischarged 30 August 1918
Date of death15 June 1974
Age at death87
Place of burialLaunceston, Tasmania

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