2452 William WILSON

Date of enlistment 9th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company D Company
Significant events while with the AIF Wounded in Action

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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
14th December 1917 Australia Discharged
22nd October 1917 Australia Disembarked at Melbourne
27th August 1917 England Returned to Australia on NZHT 82 Pakeha
14th April 1917 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth
2nd March 1917 England Admitted 3rd Australian General Hospital Brighton
1st March 1917 France Embarked from Calais on SS Antwerpen for England
25th February 1917 France Wounded in Action – gunshot wound left elbow
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
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
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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