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William Edgar Gordon WILSON

Regimental number57470
Date of birth11 June 1899
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressCamperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18 years 10 months
Height5' 7"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Richard John Wilson, Camperdown, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in 20th Light Horse
Enlistment date22 April 1918
Place of enlistmentTerang, Victoria
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (Victoria)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date10 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 13 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 10 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death2 July 1990
Age at death91
Place of burialCamperdown Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILSON William Edgar Gordon

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