Samuel William John WILSON

WILSON, Samuel William John

Service Numbers: 1450, Q113939
Enlisted: 19 December 1914, Cairns, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Born: Sudest, New Guinea, 8 April 1895
Home Town: Cairns, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Brisbane, Queensland, 30 March 1959, aged 63 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Cairns Boys' State School
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World War 1 Service

19 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1450, Cairns, Queensland
13 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1450, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
13 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1450, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
2 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1450, 9th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
27 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion
6 Aug 1916: Wounded Private, SN 1450, 49th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
25 Apr 1918: Wounded Private, SN 1450, 49th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux, 2nd occasion (gas)
17 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1450, 49th Infantry Battalion

World War 2 Service

29 Jan 1942: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN Q113939, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC), Rockhampton, Queensland
24 Jan 1943: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN Q113939, Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)

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Biography

Son of John Wilson and "Araboota"