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Lachlan Chisholm WILSON

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSolicitor
AddressMilne Street, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nellie Grant Wilson, Corner Christian and Milne Streets, Albion, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date30 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A44 Vestalia on 19 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', fourth Supplement, No. 29664, 11 July 1916; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 176, 30 November 1916.

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 3138 (5 June 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113 (6 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29845 (1 December 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62 (19 April 1919)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174
Date: 11 October 1917

CB


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 21 September 1916

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, Croix de Guerre (France), CB, CMG, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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