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George Henry WILSON

Regimental number2775
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIron-worker's assistant
Address9 Merchant Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Mary Wilson, 9 Merchant Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XVIII, Row N, Grave No. 13A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Henry and Sarah WILSON; Wife: Alice May WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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