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William WILSON

Regimental number2839
Place of birthGlenelg, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCustoms Department, Port Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Jane Wilson, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2839A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot LX, Row A, Grave No. 3), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Emily Jane and the late Thomas WILSON
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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