The AIF Project

Samuel WILSON

Regimental number617
Place of birthBradford, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressDimboola, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWilliam Wilson, Chelsea Street, Middle Brighton, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Place of enlistmentDimboola, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 June 1916
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
54
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and the late Fanny WILSON

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