The AIF Project


Date of birth17 March 1893
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLicensed land broker
Address14 Grenfell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W B Wilkinson, 14 Grenfell Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date24 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment


Unit: 9th Light Horse
Promotion date: 5 April 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Order of the Nile, 4th Class

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 20
Date: 19 February 1920

Other detailsMedals: Order of the Nile 4th Class, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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