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Cyril Walter MALKIN

Regimental number137
Place of birthNorthcote Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressUnderbool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, F Malkin, Underbool, Victoria
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 February 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 22), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Underbool Cemetery, Victoria. Headstone mistakenly records year of death as 1915. Parents: Frederick (1868-1943; bu. Underbool Cemetery) and Ellen (nee ROE) MALKIN (1867-1954; bu. Underbool Cemetery). Headstone records: 'First settlers at Underbool'.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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