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Edwar William Richard WILSON

Regimental number62373
Date of birth11 February 1893
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMounted Police Constable
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 11"
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wilson, Balaklava, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 24th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 June 1918
Place of enlistmentCowell, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, South Australia (United Kingdom)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 31 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Other details

War service: England, Western Front (post-Armistice

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devon', 8 October 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 24 november 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 9 December 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON Edwar William Richard

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