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James Maitland WILSON

Regimental number929
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
SchoolEaglehawk State School No. 210, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressKirkwood Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Wilson, Kirkwood Street, Eaglehawk, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBelgian Battery Corner Cemetery (Plot Ii, Row A, Grave No. 8), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
172
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily WILSON
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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