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Norman William Wilson

Private

1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Fraxinus Americana
  • Planted By: Miss J. Jacobi
  • Plaque: 532

Additional Info

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Biography

Willie Wilson was born in Ballarat but enlisted in Sydney on 3rd August 1914. He was 22 years old, single, and a labourer. He joined the 1st Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 351. On the 8th August 1915 he died of wounds caused by a Turkish home-made bomb. He is buried at Brown's Dip but was later re-interred at Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey.
Tree No 532

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour