|Place of birth||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Address||Queensland National Bank, Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, A M Wilson, Queensland National Bank, Queen Street, Brisbane, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 13|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/31/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Trench Mortar Battery|
|Fate||Died as a result of accident
|Age at death from cemetery records||19|
|Place of burial||Flatiron Copse Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 3), Mametz, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Alexander Maurice and Jessie Elizabeth WILSON|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, and posted to No 2 Section, 24 January 1916. Appointed Driver, Zeitoun, 19 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 26 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 2 April 1916.
Transferred to No 4 Section, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, 18 May 1916. Mustered as Gunner, 9 August 1918.
Transferred to Trench Mortar Brigade, 8 September 1916; taken on strength, 1st Division Trench Mortar Brigade, 9 September 1916.
Accidentally killed by explosion while salvaging ammunition.
Court of Enquiry held at Basentin, 17 April 1917, 'shows that the casualty occurred through the accidental explosion of a 4.7 shell, further that every possible care was taken in handling same & that no blame rests on anyone concerned.'Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal