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metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.title: Joseph Wilson
Name: Wilson, Joseph
Rank: Private
Service Number: 5588
Place of Birth: Ayr (Scotland)
Next of Kin: Joseph Wilson - Father ; 3 Sister Street, Mildend, Bindgedon, Glasgow, Scotland
Biographical notes: Joe Wilson was invalided back to Australia, and tried to re-enlist three times, and eventually found himself in Darwin as Secretary of the Returned Soldiers Association. He stated that three of his brothers had died during the war, and that his elder brother was still serving.
Occupation: Assistant surveyor
Date of Enlistment: 22-Jun-1915
Age at Enlistment: 21
Place of Enlistment: Melbourne (Vic.)
Unit: 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 10th Reinforcement
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Service History: Wilson's unit embarked from Melbourne on board HMAT A70 'Ballarat' on 9 September 1915. Returned to Australia HT 'Ulyses' 3 January 1916. Discharged displaced knee cartilage.
Related link: "Letter", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 13 December 1917: p.16.
Embarkation Roll
Service Record
Nominal Roll
"A Leal Family", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 19 July 1917: p.8.
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: ANZAC
World War, 1914-1918 -- Northern Territory
Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps -- History
Appears in Collections:Returned ANZACs

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