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Cornelius William WILSON

Regimental number1051
Place of birthJamestown, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPO Jamestown, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.3
Height5' 10.75"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Agnes Collins, Whyte, Yarcowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Discharge date24 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2142 Pte Bertram Thomas Patrick WILSON, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 22 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 20 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left hand), 24 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON Cornelius William

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