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William Albert WILSON

Regimental number12756
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Height5' 8"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Wilson, Chatsbury, Terrace Road, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 35th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name1st Anzac Mounted Division, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Vestalia on 15 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Depot Unit of Supply
FateReturned to Australia 26 December 1918
Discharge date24 March 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Somali', 25 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 10 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit: debility), Sydney, 24 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death24 June 1974
Place of burialWoronora Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON William Albert

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