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William WILSON

Regimental number515
Place of birthTrentham, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber cutter
AddressPO, Lyonville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36.10
Height5' 8"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Frederick Wilson, PO, Yarram, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Place of enlistmentDaylesford, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, D Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 April 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of death incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as 20 June 1915.
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialCourtney's and Steel's Post Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Commemoration detailsSpecial Memorial 58, Courtney and Steel Post Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON William

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