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James Varney WILSON

Regimental number2214
Place of birthComerong Island, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBeulah, Bankstown Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, P Wilson, Beulah, Bankstown Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
FateReturned to Australia 18 April 1919

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 91
Date: 23 July 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 2308 Pte William Henry WILSON, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 June 1918.
Other detailsMedals: Croix de Guerre, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 September 1972
Place of burialNowra Cemetery, New South Wales

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