The AIF Project

William James WILSON

Regimental number6971
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
AddressSouth Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs C Wilson, 98 Napier Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll23rd Battalion
FateDied of disease 8 November 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 14), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Laurie and May Ann WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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