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John Mathison WILSON

Regimental number291
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMechanic
AddressBurnside Mills, Cascades, Hobart, Tass
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Samuel Charles Wilson, Burnside Mills, Cascades, Hobart, Tass
Previous military service23rd ASC
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentCQMS
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Date of death21 August 1965
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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