Fenwick Watson Wilson

First Name: 
Fenwick
Middle Name: 
Watson
Last Name: 
Wilson
Date of Birth: 
Tuesday, June 11, 1878
Mother's Name: 
Emily Wilson nee Wardell
Father's Name: 
Henry Wilson
Date Enlisted: 
Wednesday, October 27, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Sergeant
Unit: 
Australian Remount Unit
Company: 
Squadron 8
Awards: 
1914/1915 Star
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Sunday, June 22, 1919
Place of Death: 
Bermagui, NSW
Details: 

Fenwick Wilson (Service no 1965) was born in Braidwood.  At the time of enlistment, Fenwick was single, 35 years of age, employed as a policeman and residing in Brisbane, Queensland.  He had  and listed his Mother, Emily who resided in Wollongong, NSW as next of kin.

Fenwick was promoted to Sergeant on 1 November 1915 and embarked on RMS Orontes with the Australian remount Unit,  Squadron 8 on 10 November 1915.  He arrived in Egypt in early December and served in Egypt before being returned to Australia in January 1917.

Fenwick suffered recurring bouts of dysentery and was deemed unfit for further service.  He was discharged on 29 May 1917.

Fenwick was living in Bermagui, NSW when he died in 1919 and is buried in Bermagui Cemetery.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, WILSON F W

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