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Thomas WILSON

Regimental number4567
Place of birthQueanbeyan, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationQuarryman
AddressOxford Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Wilson, Oxford Street, Woollahra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 5 years in St George's English Rifles.
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 December 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of burialAeroplane Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No 44), Belgium
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Charles and Mary Ann WILSON; husband of Julia WILSON, 'Nestor', Coolgardie Street, Willoughby, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON Thomas

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