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John Robert WILSON

Regimental number1928
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Addressc/o Mrs C Wilson, Gaffney Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Wilson, Gaffney Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row L, Grave No. 1), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Caroline WILSON, Byron Road, Black Forest, Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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