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Merle WILSON

Regimental number2759
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephonist
AddressBridge Street, South Guildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Rose Wilson, Bridge Street, South Guildford, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2759A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Commemoration detailsSpecial Memorial A. 11, H.A.C. Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Rose WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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