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John James WILSON

Regimental number740
Place of birthBacchus Marsh Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationQuarryman
AddressDavid Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs H W Felstead, David Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1306 Pte James John WILSON, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 31 October 1917 [enlisted as William WILSON].
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death26 June 1955
Place of burialAlbury Old Cemetery

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