Edward Robert WILSON

  • POW number: 245
  • Name: WILSON, Edward Robert
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 38
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Original: blank paper pasted over marks
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: R Company 22nd Battalion
  • Place of birth: New South Wales
  • Place of capture: Wide Bay Coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • POW number: 245
  • Name: WILSON, Edward Robert
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 38
  • Rank: Soldier
  • Soldier type: Original: blank paper pasted over marks
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Unit: R Company 22nd Battalion
  • Place of birth: New South Wales
  • Place of capture: Wide Bay Coast
  • Above information is a direct translation from the Japanese list. If incorrect we will not amend it.
  • Name: WILSON, Edward Robert
  • Listed as: n/a
  • Age: 38
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Name: WILSON, Edward Robert
  • Service number: VX16966
  • Presumed lost aboard the Montevideo Maru
  • Date of birth: 3-Mar-03
  • Service number: VX16966
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Date of birth: 3-Mar-03
  • Service number: VX16966
  • Nationality: Australian
  • Above information taken from the persons service record.
  • Internee number: 245
  • Occupation and special skills: n/a
  • Place of capture: Wide Bay Coast
  • Although this person's name does not appear on either the Japanese or the English list recently received by the National Archives of Australia. His service file indicates that his next of kin was notified of his death aboard the Montevideo Maru.
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This person can be viewed on the English list at page 47 and on the Japanese list at page 36.


Memories

  • We have a matchbox holder made by C Gates VX16966. No knowledge as to how it was obtained. 14/05/2017
  • VX16966 is a C Gates, Edward Wilson is VX16950 8/12/2014

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