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Vernall was a younger brother of George James Wilson. The family had moved to West Bank, Ambergate when he was a child. In 1917, he was given a final exemption from military service on account of his parents being deceased and having two unmarried sisters in the family home. He then served with the Royal Engineers. After demob he lived at West Bank for the rest of his life, remained unmarried and worked for the Midland Railway at Ambergate.
Medal Roll Index Card
Vernall H Wilson was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.
Ripley and Heanor News, 19 November 1915
Mr Vernall Wilson (West Bank, Ambergate) has received word that his brother , Trooper Victor Wison (Derbyshire Yeomanry), Dardanelles, has been received in hospital at Seymour Park, Manchester, suffering from dysentry. Mr Vernall Wilson has another brother serving with the Colours, Sergt George Wilson. who has been in France since the commencement of hostilities.
Ripley and Heanor News, 11 May 1917
Vernal Wilson, 31, Midland Railway Employee at Ambergate Goods, whose parents were deceased, but had two sisters living at West bak, and three brothers in the Army. said it meant the home being broken up – one month final, the Chaitman eulogising the family's noble work.
1901: West Bank, Ambergate
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1911: Saxelbye Park, Melton Mowbray 
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1939 Register: West Bank, Ambergate
Nancy Wilson b.19 May 1887
Vernall H Wilson, b.15 March 1894; railway number taker