2479 John WILSON

Date of enlistment 20th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Significant events while with the AIF Hospitalised sick on three occasions

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 Australia Discharged – medically unfit (hernia)
21st March 1918 Australia Disembarked Euripides
30th January 1918 England Returned to Australia on A14 Euripides
24th December 1917 England Marched in to No.2 Command Depot Weymouth from France
23rd December 1917 Belgium Classed unfit for service due to age and rheumatism
27th April 1917 France Marched in to 2ADBD Etaples
21st April 1917 France Admitted to 2nd Convalescence Depot Rouen
17th April 1917 France Admitted to 56th CCS hospital – sick (PUO)
6th February 1917 France Re-joined Unit
31st January 1917 France Admitted to hospital – sick (myalgia)
25th August 1916 France Re-joined Unit from Baggage Guard
21st August 1916 France Marched out to Unit
17th August 1916 France Marched in to 2ADBD from England
15th July 1916 England Proceeded to England – kit bag guard
May 1916 France To hospital – trench fever
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
13th March 1916 Egypt Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Moascar
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
12th September 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
28th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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