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William Rainne WILSON

Regimental number5930
Date of birth18 February 1889
Place of birthRoma, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
AddressRoma, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, William Rainne Wilson, Garvold, Roma, Queensland
Enlistment date7 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3366 Sapper Alexander WILSON, 6th Field Company Engineers, killed in action, 27 July 1916; 5931 John WILSON, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 23 March 1919.

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