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William James WILSON

Regimental number239
Place of birthHorsham, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor body builder
AddressDarlot Street, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Simpson, Darlot Street, Horsham, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Motor Transport Company
FateReturned to Australia 29 October 1918
Other details

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

Date of death16 December 1962
Age at death70
Place of burialHorsham Cemetery, Victoria

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