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Francis Ernest WILSON

Regimental number2228
Place of birthMansfield Victoria
AddressRhydol, Cohuna, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Matthew Wilson, Rhydol, Cohuna, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot X, Row C, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Sarah J. WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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