Wilfred WILSON

Badge Number: S7833, Sub Branch: Port Broughton

WILSON, Wilfred

Service Numbers: 62369, S80759
Enlisted: 31 May 1918, Enlisted at Port Broughton
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements
Born: Red Hill, SA, 31 May 1899
Home Town: Mundoora, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Mundoora, SA, 25 May 1954, aged 54 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Port Broughton Cemetery
Interred on 26 May 1954 Plot 479N. Burial order number 382
Memorials: Port Broughton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

31 May 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 62369, Enlisted at Port Broughton
31 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 62369, 1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements
31 Aug 1918: Embarked Private, SN 62369, 1st to 6th (SA) Reinforcements, HMAT Barambah, Melbourne
5 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 62369, Discharged 4 Military District

World War 2 Service

21 Apr 1942: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN S80759
21 Apr 1942: Enlisted Pt Broughton, SA
1 Oct 1945: Discharged

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

1 August 1919 - Returned to Australia on board Argyleshire

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

11 March 1933 - Married Barbara Isabella MacLachlan in the Methodist Church, Pirie Street, Adelaide, SA

RSL Information

18 September 1919 - Joined RSL

11 November 1919 - Transferred to Crystal brook Sub Branch; address was Clements Gap, via Crystal Brook

23 September 1924 - Transferred to State Branch

31 August 1933 - Transferred to Crystal Brook Sub Branch; address was Mundoora

31 January 1941 - Transferred to Prot Broughton Sub Branch

Badges 8830 ans S11442 lost