WILSON, Albert
(Service number 18513)

First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank


Date 23 July 1886 Place of Birth Cowra, New South Wales, Australia

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment P. O. Box 169, Timaru
Occupation Farm hand
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin John WILSON (father), P. O. Box 169, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 6th Reinforcements 3rd Battalion, G Company
Date 26 July 1916
Transport Waitemata or Ulimaroa
Embarked From Wellington Destination Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

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Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 9 October 1957 Age 71 yrs
Place of Death Wanganui
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Albert WILSON was a son of John and Rebecca Susannah (nee BRIEN) WILSON. His brother Colin Edgar WILSON was killed in action in 1916 at the Sommei; another brother, Bertie Charles WILSON. also served in WWI.


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