|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||48 New Street, Annandale, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Louisa Wilson, 49 New Street, Annandale, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Sapper|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 1 April 1916; disembarked Egypt and joined Miscellaneous Reinforcements, Tel el Kebir, 3 May 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 25 May 1916; disembarked England, date not recorded.
Proceeded overseas to France, 12 November 1916; disembarked France, 13 November 1916; taken on strength 15th Field Company, Australian Engineers, 23 November 1916.
Admitted 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 8 September 1917 (biliousness); discharged to duty 11 September 1917; rejoined unit, 13 September 1917.
Awarded the Military Medal for bravery in the field, 20 November 1917.
Proceeded on leave to England 13 December 1917 1 January 1918.
Wounded in action, 14 July 1918 (gun shot wound in the back); admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, 14 July 1918; transferred to 61st Casualty Clearing Station, 14 July 1918; admitted to 12th General Hospital, Rouen, 16 July 1918; evacuated to England and admitted to the Kitchener Military Hospital, Brighton, 26 July 1918; transferred to 1st Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 3 August 1918; discharged to 3rd Command Depot, Harefield, 14 August 1918; transferred to 2nd Command Depot, Hurdcott, 10 September 1918.
Found guilty of being absent without leave from 1500hrs, 11 November 1918, to 1700hrs, 15 November 1918; awarded an admonishment and forfeiture of 5 days pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT City of Exeter, 22 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919; discharged, Sydney, 2 February 1920.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Woronora Crematorium|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WILSON Adam Johnston|