Lieutenant Joseph H. Wilson
SAC 1904-1910

Lieutenant Joseph Harold Wilson was born in Nelson, British Columbia on June 19, 1892, the son of William John Blake Wilson of 1238 Wolfe Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia. He attended St. Andrew's College from 1904 to 1910.

Prior to enlisting on May 1, 1916 at Comox, BC, Wilson was a law student and had served with the 72nd Regiment, Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. 

He was serving with the 102nd Battalion, Central Ontario Regiment when he was killed in action on April 11th, 1917 at the age of 25 years and is buried at the Villers Station Cemetery, France (Grave Reference: VII. J. 18. )

  • Copy of Attestation Paper (National Archives) - Front - Back
  • Canadian Virtual War Memorial Page for Joseph Wilson. This page includes a link to his commemoration on Page 351 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.