Wilson, William Herbert

Personal Details

First nameWilliam
Middle nameHerbert
Date of birth03/06/1897
Place of birthMuttaburra, Qld


Son of Joseph Wilson & Mary Macdonald m.01/06/1892

Brother of –
Euphemia Carstairs b.13/01/1893
Mary Josephine b.24/09/1895
Maggie b.26/11/1898
Elizabeth Frances b.21/03/1900
John b.18/07/1901
Agnes Hay b.27/06/1903
Joseph Andrew b.21/06/1905
Annie Florence May b.12/12/1908
Edith Alice b.05/03/1912
Laura Winifred b.18/09/1914
Albert Wilson b.22/10/1916 d.25/11/1942 (WWII)

Father of Betty, Beryl, Bertie & David

Buried in Townsville

School Records

Muttaburra State School
Start Date1904

War Records


ServiceAustralian Army
Service number6117
Date of enlistment08/01/1916
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Qld
Next of kinMary Wilson (mother)
Date of discharge10/05/1919
Posting at discharge41st Battalion
RankLance Corporal

First World War Unit Embarkation Rolls - www.awm.gov.au


Embarked HMAT Itonus 8 Aug 1916 from Brisbane. 15 Infantry Battalion - 1 to 23 Reinforcements (December 1914 - November 1916)

Station hand, single, 18 years