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Regimental number15439
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address28 Connell Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lily Wilson, 28 Connell Street, Hawthorn, Victoria
Enlistment date24 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateKilled in Action 6 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row M, Grave No. 1), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Hellen Mary WILSON; Wife: Lily WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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