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John Carandini WILSON

Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJournalist
AddressChatsworth, Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinW C Wilson, Leicestershire Regiment, c/o War Office, London, England
Enlistment date13 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Carandini spelt Carandine on Nominal Roll.
Date of death21 May 1915
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row K, Grave No. 20), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Walter and Marie Emma WILSON, of Glen Field, Bracknell, Bershire, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal, Mention in Despatches

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