- Place of Use Continent - North America, Country - Canada
- Category Communication artifacts
- Sub-category Personal symbol
- Department Arms and Technology
- Museum CWM
- Earliest 1918/01/31
- Latest 1920/12/31
- Inscription (obverse/avers): HE DIED FOR FREEDOM AND HONOUR WILBERT JOHN WILSON; E.C.P. 6 ; (reverse/verso): W
- Materials Bronze
- Rank Private
- Service Component Canadian Expeditionary Force
- Unit 60th Canadian Infantry Battalion
- Person / Institution Subject, Wilson, Private Wilbert John
- Measurements Thickness 0.5 cm, Outside Diameter 12.0 cm
- Caption Medals Project- Wilson, Wilbert John
Wilbert John Wilson was born in Toronto, Ontario, on 6 June 1892. He was the son of John A. and Ester Jane Wilson.
A labourer, Wilson enlisted in the 75th Battalion in his hometown on 16 July 1915. He was transferred to the 60th Battalion a month later.
Wilson was killed in action on 16 September 1916, at the Battle of Flers-Courcelette, which was part of the larger Battle of the Somme. His body was lost.
Wilbert John Wilson is commemorated on the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, on Vimy Ridge, in France.