|Place of birth||Richmond, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||16 Smith Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||30|
|Next of kin||Father, George Wilson, Gladstone Street, South Melbourne, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||Ration Farm Military Cemetery (Plot VI, Row D, Grave No. 44), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: George and Mary Elizabeth WILSON|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 30 August 1915; taken on strength, 22nd Bn, Anzac, 29 September 1915.
Admitted to 6th Field Ambulance, 17 October 1915 (haemorrhoids), and transferred same day to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; to No 2 Auxiliary Convalescent Depot, Heliopolis, 20 October 1915; to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, 7 March 1916 (haemorrhoids); to Ras el Tin Convalescent Hospital, Alexandria, 23 March 1916; to British Red Cross Convalescent Depot, Montazah (date not recorded).
Taken on strength, 60th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Found guilty, 20 May 1916, of being absent without leave from afternoon parade: awarded 4 days' pack drill.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2990802: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WILSON William
Red Cross File No 2990802