The AIF Project

William Ernest WILSON

Regimental number27337
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFitter and turner
AddressCraigside, Chilton Road, Willoughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, E J Wilson, Craigside, Chilton Road, Willoughby, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Infantry
Enlistment date8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 4, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateDied of wounds 2 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 4), Crouy-sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
21
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest James and Louisa WILSON, 'Alhazern', Queen's Cliff Road, Manly, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format