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John WILSON

Regimental number2106
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWaggon-driver
AddressWaterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25.6
Height5' 8"
Weight124 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Amy Elizabeth Wilson, 29 Keilick Street, Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 18 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Discharge date25 October 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT .Nestor', 26 July 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917, for onward travel by boat to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit: palpitations of the heart), Sydney, 25 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death8 March 1973
Place of burialHemmant Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON John

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