|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||Pinnaroo, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Mary Wilson, 35 Euston Street, Belfast, Ireland|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Regiment|
War service: taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Tel el Kebir, 29 May 1916. Transferred to 3rd Light Horse Regiment, 14 June 1916.
Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, El Arish, 11 July 1917 (defective vision); transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, 12 July 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 13 July 1917; discharged to Details Camp, Moascar, 5 August 1917. Taken on strength, Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said, 29 August 1917.
Admitted to 14th Australian General Hospital, 27 March 1918 (pyrexia); transferred to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, 8 April 1918; taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 29 May 1918; rejoined 3rd Light horse Regiment, 5 August 1918.
Admitted to Anzac Rest Station, 6 October 1918; transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 10 October 1918; marched in to 1st Light Horse Brigade Details, 11 October 1918.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 19 October 1918 (influenza); transferred to Desert Mounted Corps Rest Camp, Port Said, 7 November 1918.
Marched out from 3rd Light Horse Regiment for United Kingdom leave, 5 March 1919.
Embarked Port Said on board HT 'Malwa', 28 March 1919.
Granted leave, London, 12 April-12 May 1919 (business reasons), to repprt to Reserve Brigade, Australian Artillery, Heytsbury. Granted extension of leave until 21 May 1919. granted further leave (without pay), 23 June-14 August 1919.
Discharged from the AIF in London, 18 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WILSON Joseph|