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William John WILTON

Regimental number5945
Place of birthBraidwood New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressEsmaralda, Hill Crest Street, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Jane Warren, Major's Creek, via Braidwood, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St Stephen's Anglican Church, Major's Creek, New South Wales. Roll of Intercession in the church reads: 'The Prayers of Parishioners are asked for the following Soldiers who are serving their God, King, and Country in the World War against Germany's Aggression, Tyranny, and Frightfulness.'
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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