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Regimental number4356
Date of birth16 June 1881
Place of birthDublin, South Australia
OccupationMotor engineer
AddressMindarie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Samuel Wilson, Mindarie, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the South African (Boer) War.
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4355 Pte Frank Davies WILSON, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 August 1955
Age at death74
Place of burialDudley Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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