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Regimental number3750
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWilliamstown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.5
Height5' 6"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Martha Wilson, Williamstown, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Discharge date19 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2470 Pte George Henry WILSON, 50th Bn, died of wounds, 17 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board Ht 'Euripides', 3 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 19 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No NX1519
SourcesNAA: B883, WILSON Robert

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