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Oscar Lavender WILSON

Regimental number6157
Place of birthSurry Hills, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationDespatch clerk
Address55 Orphington Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Eve Wilson, 55 Orphington Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 20 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialSanctuary Wood Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 12), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Agnes Eve WILSON
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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