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Walter WILSON

Regimental number2754
Place of birthBairnsdale Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTinsmith
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Walter Wilson, Main Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Previous military service45th Infantry
Enlistment date11 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5096 Sapper Donald Walter WILSON, 12th Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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