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Robert Richard WILSON

Regimental number2598
Place of birthArdrossan South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressArdrossan, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Wilson, Ardrossan, South Australia
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Cable Section
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12829 Pte Albert Warren WILSON, No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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