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John WILSON

Regimental number5931
Place of birthRoma Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
AddressRoma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elsie Morrison Wilson, Garvold, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Discharge date29 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3366 Sapper Alexander WILSON, killed in action, 27 July 1916; 5930 Sergeant William Rainne WILSON, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, effective abroad.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Discharged with gunshot wounds, shoulder/elbow.

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