The Wilson Brothers sons of Sir Samuel Wilson

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  1. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Remembered Kensal Green Cemetery,London

    Lieutenant Colonel WILSON, GORDON CHESNEY
    Died 06/11/1914

    Aged 49

    Royal Horse Guards

    M V O, Mentioned in Despatches

    Eldest son of Sir Samuel Wilson, Kt.; husband of Lady Sarah I.A. Wilson, R.R.C., of 23c, Bruton St., London.


    INSCRIPTION
    LIFE IS A CITY OF CROOKED STREETS DEATH THE MARKET PLACE WHERE ALL MEN MEET
    Buried at ZILLEBEKE CHURCHYARD

    Location: West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
    Number of casualties: 27

    Cemetery/memorial reference: B. 2.

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    Captain WILSON, HERBERT HAYDON
    Died 11/04/1917

    Aged 42

    Royal Horse Guards

    D S O

    Youngest son of the late Sir Samuel Wilson, of Ireildoune, Victoria, Australia, and of Lady Wilson, of 77, Marine Parade, Brighton. Served in the South African Campaign (twice Mentioned in Despatches).
    Buried at FAUBOURG D'AMIENS CEMETERY, ARRAS

    Location: Pas de Calais, France
    Number of casualties: 2678

    Cemetery/memorial reference: V. A. 1.
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    Wilfred Campbell Wilson died of wounds 20th February 1901 received on 18th February 1901 at Hartebeestfontein during the Boer War.
    Wilfred Campbell Wilson | Stained Glass Australia

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  2. timuk

    timuk Well-Known Member

    Lady Sarah, wife of Lt Col Gordon Wilson, was formerly Lady Sarah Churchill, an aunt of Winston Churchill.

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  3. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

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    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

  6. harkness

    harkness Well-Known Member

    Name: Gorden Chesney Wilson
    Birth Date: Abt 1865
    Birth Place: Wimmera, Victoria
    Registration Year: 1865
    Registration Place: Victoria, Australia
    Father: Samuel Wilson
    Mother: Jennie Campbell

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    Name: Herbert Haydon Wilson
    Birth Date: Abt 1875
    Birth Place: St Kilda, Victoria
    Registration Year: 1875
    Registration Place: Victoria, Australia
    Father: Samuel Wilson
    Mother: Jeanie Campbell

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    Name: Wilfred Campbell Wilson
    Birth Date: Abt 1872
    Birth Place: St Kilda, Victoria
    Registration Year: 1872
    Registration Place: Victoria, Australia
    Father: Samuel Wilson
    Mother: Jeanie Campbell

    Name: W Wilson
    [Wilfred Campbell Wilson]
    Casualty Type: Wounded
    Casualty Date: 19 Feb 1901
    Casualty Place: Hartebeestepan
    Rank: Lieutenant
    Force: South Africa Field Force
    Regiment: Imperial Yeomanry
    Battalion: 5th Battalion
    Remarks: Since dead

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