William WILSON

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WILSON, William

Service Number: 435
Enlisted: 13 March 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 37th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brunswick East, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1899
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Printer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 8 June 1917
Cemetery: Bethleem Farm West Cemetery
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World War 1 Service

13 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 435, 37th Infantry Battalion
3 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, SN 435, 37th Infantry Battalion
3 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, SN 435, 37th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Persic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under the alias of William Wilson. His correct name is William Joseph David Hynes. William was only 17 years 11 months old when he was killed in action.