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Robert Garrick WILSON

Place of birthDunfermline, Scotland
ReligionProtestant
OccupationGrazier
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation52
Next of kinWife, Mrs C McA Wilson, c/o Equity Trustees, Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentHON LT COL
Unit nameStaff For AIF Canteens
AWM Embarkation Roll number34/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Maloja on 28 December 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Canteens
FateDied of disease 9 February 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Died of sinusitis.
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 303), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert Garrick and Annie Gallie WILSON; Wife: C. McA. WILSON
Other detailsWar service: Egypt

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