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John James WILSON

Regimental number6422
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
AddressBirchip, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Wilson, Birchip, Victoria
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1828 Pte Charles Henry WILSON, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 March 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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