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Sidney WILSON

Regimental number237
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
Other NamesWILSON-CROUCHER, Sidney
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address13 Holt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 5"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wilson, 13 Holt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets.
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date21 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Hororata', 29 July 1915; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, right thigh), Sydney, 21 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death21 April 1931
Age at death38
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON Sidney

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