John William (Ginger) WILSON

WILSON, John William

Service Number: PA4170
Enlisted: 1 June 1943, Reported for duty on 1st June 1943 and rated Seniority as Ordinary Seaman II.
Last Rank: Ordinary Seaman
Last Unit: HMAS Moreton
Born: Gawler, South Australia, 15 November 1925
Home Town: Blanchetown, Mid Murray, South Australia
Schooling: Williamstown, South Australia
Occupation: Fisherman
Died: Myocardial Infarction, Waikerie, South Australia, 28 August 1973, aged 47 years
Cemetery: Waikerie General Cemetery, SA
Memorials: Blanchetown District of Blanchetown WW2 Roll of Honour, Gawler Council WW2 Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

1 Jun 1943: Involvement Able Seaman, SN PA4170, HMAS Torrens (Depot)
1 Jun 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PA4170
1 Jun 1943: Enlisted Port Adelaide
1 Jun 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, SN PA4170, HMAS Cerberus, Reported for duty on 1st June 1943 and rated Seniority as Ordinary Seaman II.
14 Sep 1943: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Torrens (Depot)
28 Oct 1943: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Able Seaman, SN PA4170
3 Jul 1944: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Leeuwin
10 Jul 1944: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Ordinary Seaman, HMAS Moreton
28 May 1946: Discharged
Date unknown: Involvement

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