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Soldier profiles

Name : WILSON, RONALD WILLIAM
Service Number : VX75068
Date of Birth : 22/01/1922
Place of Birth : TERANG, VIC
Known as :
Occupation on Enlistment :
Date of Enlistment : 09/02/1942
Locality on Enlistment : RUSHWORTH, VIC
Place of Enlistment : CAULFIELD, VIC
Next of Kin : WILSON, THOMAS
Rank (at time of discharge / death) : PRIVATE
Service : ARMY
Final Posting : 2/2 PIONEER BATTALION
Position / Platoon / Company (as 2/2 Pioneer) (date / details) :
Unit Transfers / Promotions (date / details) :
Theatres of War :
Actions :
Wounded (date / details) :
Discharged : 03/07/1946
Date Died : 14/05/2002
Age at Death : 80
Community Roll of Honour : N/A
Buried Location / Memorial (P.O.W., D.O.W., K.I.A.) : N/A
K.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
D.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
M.I.A. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. (location/s) : NO
Died P.O.W. (date / details) : N/A
P.O.W. Camps (details) : N/A
Recovered P.O.W. (location/s) : N/A
Honours and Gallantry : None for display
Applicable Australian War Memorial circulars : NO
References found (entries & photos) : National Archives of Australia (Barcode 6112957 [NOT EXAMINED]),   WW2 Nominal Roll,   Australian War Memorial,   AWM_065550.jpg,   Herald Sun 15/05/2002 p73,   Herald Sun 15/05/2002 p74,   Herald Sun 16/05/2002 p81

Background : Cremated. Herald Sun 15/05/2002 p73 : WILSON, - Ronald William. Passed away peacefully May 14, 2002 at John Fawkner Hospital. Dearly beloved husband of Heather Caroline (dec.), precious Dad of Rhonda, Yvonne and Daryl/ Loved father-in-law of Colin and Cheryl. Adored Pa of Sharon, Darren, Tammy, Christy and Marsha. Fond grat grandfather of Jacob and Daniel. Reunited with Mum. Herald Sun 15/05/2002 p74 : FUNERAL Notices. 1) Wilson, - The Funeral Service for the late Mr Ronald William Wilson, will be held at Our Chapel 146 East Boundary Rd, east Bentleigh TOMORROW (Thurs, May 16), commencing at 12 noon. To be Privately Cremeated. JOHN W. GRANT. 2) Wilson, - Ron. Dear Pa, there are no words to describe the emptiness in my heart. I'm sorry I was not there to hold your hand. Your strength, poise and diginity are something I will aspire to for the rest of my life. Rest in peace with Nan. Greatly loved and sadly missed.- Your everlasting granddaughter, Marsha (Treds) and Gavin. Herald Sun 16/05/2002 p81 : WILSON. Ronald W. VX75068 2/2 Pioneer Btn. The President, Committee and the Members of Clayton RSL Sub-Branch Inc. regrets the passing of an esteemed colleague and member and respectfully offer their sympathy to his family. LEST WE FORGET.