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George Thomas WILSON

Regimental number2469
Place of birthDeniliquin, New South Wales
True NameCRONIN, George Gregory
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address4 Nelson Square, Simpson Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Wilson, 27 Ireland Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 September 1915
Other details

True age at enlistment: 16 years 6 months.

Returned to Australia from Suez for discharge (underage, without parental consent), 19 September 1915.

By sworn declaration, 17 September 1917, assumed true name of George Gregory CRONIN.
Miscellaneous detailsAddress entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as Sampson Street.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON George Thomas

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