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Bertie Barrington Robert WILSON

Regimental number546
Place of birthPerth Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCleaner
AddressEsplanade, North Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Denzil Wilson, 72 East Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 03-6 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VI, Row A, Grave No. 33), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Denzil John William Yorke and Blanche WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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