Private Clarence Barker Wilson

Service number NX52054
Birth Date 1905-05-02
Birth Place Australia: Queensland, St George
Death Date 1945-05-23
Death Place Borneo
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Army
Unit 2/20th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945

Private Clarence Barker Wilson enlisted to the Second Australian Imperial Force on 1 July 1940. He served with 2/20 Australian Infantry Battalion in Malaya, and was part of the 2/20 Battalion Band. Private Wilson was captured as a prisoner of war when Singapore fell to the Japanese in February 1942. He was held in Sandakan Prisoner of War Camp, Borneo. On 23 May 1945, Private Clarence Barker Wilson died of illness. He is commemorated at Labuan Memorial, Labuan, Malaysia.



Date of birth 02 May 1905
Date of death 23 May 1945