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Roy Vincent WILSON

Regimental number309
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil service clerk
Address595 Brunswick Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Wilson, 595 Brunswick Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

FateDischarged 26 September 1919
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'As Chief Clerk of the G.S. Branch of the Staff at Corps Headquarters, Warrant Officer WILSON has rendered consistently good and reliable service. In times of stress he has shown a clear headedness, capacity for work and great devotion to duty. Period: 22nd September, 1917, to 24th February, 1918.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173
Date: 7 November 1918

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

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