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James William WILSON

Regimental number5659
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address6 Mount Vernon Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eva Wilson, 6 Mount Vernon Street, Forrest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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