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John Michael TOBIN

Regimental number3937
Place of birthN/A At Sea
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBootmaker
Address219 King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Height5'3.75"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Tobin, c/o Mrs Sherrard, 43 East Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3837
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret TOBIN
Discharge date1 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 18 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 5 February 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide, via Broadmeadows; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 1 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death2 July 1935
Age at death52
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOBIN John Michael

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