William Garrick Wilson (jnr)

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William Garrick Wilson (jnr)
Birth: , Perth, Western Australia
Parents: William Garrick Wilson
    1865–1933, Sydney
Catherine 'Katie' Lambert Wilson (née Leitch)
Siblings: Alexander Macleod Wilson
William Garrick Wilson (jnr)
Partners: Rosemary Wright
Keywords: H.M. Wilson Archives · military (create)
Permalink: archives.org.au/GW
Wikitree: Wilson-110312

Known as Garrick.[1]

Military service record:[2]

  • Service number: NX147673.
  • Army number N85366. Born in Perth. Enlisted aged 37. Single, company directory.
  • Previously served in 1AA Brigade, George's Heights NSW.
  • Next of kin: Wilson, Catherine Lambert, c/o Gillespie Bros Pty Ltd, GPO Box 2518B.B, Sydney.
  • Presbyterian. School leaving honours: mathematics; University degree B.Ec.; Other diplomas: AICA.
  • Mentioned in Despatches 21 February 1946. Award M.I.D.; Rank: Captain; Service: AMF; Citation: AMF O/A 35 Distinguished services South-West Pacific Area; Recommended 16 Nov 1945; London Gazette 14 Feb 1946; Commonwealth Gazette 21 Feb 1946.[3]

The Sun, 23 September 1942:[4]

To Wed In October

The engagement has been announced of Rosemary Wright, daughter of Lieut.-Colonel and Mrs. F. H. Wright Albany-road, Toorak. to Lieut Garrick Wilson, AIF. son of the late W. G. and Mrs. Wilson, Killara, Sydney. The wedding will take place at St. John's Church, Toorak. on October 10.

Sydney Morning Herald, 12 October 1942:[5]

MELBOURNE, Sunday.—A trained frock of heavy white French lace, with cap of matching lace outlined in seed pearls, and a long tulle veil, were worn by Miss Rosemary Wright, eldest daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel F. H. Wright, Consul for the Netherlands, and Mrs. Wright; of Toorak, for her wedding to Lieutenant William Garrick Wilson, A.I.F., on Saturday.


  1. William Wilson's family (1839 to 2-5-1914)
  2. WILSON WILLIAM GARRICK : Service Number - NX147673 : Date of birth - 19 Feb 1904 : Place of birth - PERTH WA : Place of enlistment - BURWOOD NSW : Next of Kin - WILSON CATHERINE
  3. Honours and Awards (Recommendation) William Garrick Wilson
  4. To Wed In October (1942, September 23). The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954), p. 6 (LATE FINAL EXTRA). Retrieved October 12, 2023, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article230591584
  5. Women's News (1942, October 12). The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), p. 3. Retrieved October 12, 2023, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article17823594