2444 Ralph WILSON

Date of enlistment 9th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 49th Battalion
Significant events while with the AIF Died of Wounds

Wounded in Action twice

Hospitalised sick twice 

cwgcBuried at Crouy British Cemetery, Crouy-sur-Somme


Summary of Private Wilson’s WW1 service record, located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online, NAA Series B2455

Date Location Event
27th April 1918 France Died of Wounds
26th April 1918 France Wounded in Action (2nd occasion) – gunshot wound forearm and abdomen, admitted to 47th CCS
25th March 1918 France Re-joined unit
7th March 1918 France To hospital sick – scabies
23rd October 1917 France Re-joined unit
15th October 1917 France To hospital sick – septic knee
6th August 1917 France Re-joined unit
20th July 1917 France Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton
30th May 1917 England Marched in to No.1 Command Depot Perham Down
26th March 1917 England Absent without leave Perham Down. Award of 7 days CC plus forfeit of 3 days pay
12th December 1916 England Transferred to Bulford
7th September 1916 England Admitted 5th Southern General Hospital Portsmouth
6th September 1916 France Embarked for England on Hospital Ship Asturias
4th September 1916 France Admitted 8th General Hospital Rouen
3rd September 1916 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound to leg, and transferred to 49th Casualty Clearing Station
12th June 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
5th June 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the HMT Arcadian
25th February 1916 Egypt Transferred to 49th Battalion
19th January 1916 Egypt Transferred to 9th Battalion
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
4th August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
21st  July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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