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Robert William WILSON

Regimental number5267
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway porter
AddressClifton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Wilson, 2 Michie Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Makarini on 1 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5367
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10466 Gunner Thomas Henry WILSON, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 31 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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