|Place of birth||Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Philip Street, Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Major Joseph Wilshire, Philip Street, Toowoomba, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Served in Cadets for 3 years; in the 3rd Light Horse for 18 months.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||31st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/48/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||31st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
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|Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance|
War service: embarked from Brisbane, 16 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 13 October 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 31 December 1916; taken on strength, 31st Bn in the field, 4 January 1917.
Accidentally wounded (live grenafde practice), 11 January 1917 (wopunds to head and right arm; 'soldier in no way to blame'); transferred to England, 22 January 1917, and admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Brighton, 22 January 1917. Discharged to Military Hospital, Eastbourne, 31 March 1917. Married Dorothy Elizabeth OLD at Congragational Church, Kings Norton, Birmingham, 9 August 1917. Marched in to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, England, 8 October 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 2 November 1917; rejoined unit in the field, 14 November 1917.
Admitted to 4th Army Rest Camp, 17 August 1918; rejoined unit, 26 August 1918.
Wounded in action, 1 October 1918, and admitted to 8th Australian Field Ambulance (gun shot wound, back). Transferred to Ambulance Train, 4 October 1918; admitted to 5th General Hospital, Rouen, 5 October 1918 (seriously ill); transferred to England, 14 October 1918; admitted to 1st Southern General Hospital, Birmingham, 15 October 1918. Transferred to Group Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, 31 January 1919. Marched in to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 5 February 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Katoomba', 8 August 1919; disembarked Sydney, 25 September 1919; discharged, 6 December 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal~
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