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John Henry William TINK

Regimental number3963
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
Address60 Douglas Parade, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, J H Tink, 60 Douglas Parade, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2270 Pte Phillip Charles Percy TINK, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 August 1929

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