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Ralph WILSON

Regimental number2444
Date of birth22 August 1897
Place of birthWentworth, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressLauriston Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Wilson, Lauriston Street, Kyneton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
149
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Thomas and Annie Maud WILSON
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1844/3132 Pte Errol Randolph WILSON, 9th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 September 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on NAA RecordSearch as Sydney, New South Wales.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON Ralph

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