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Edwin Walter TOMKINS

Regimental number4240
Place of birthHinnomumjie, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBank clerk
AddressCommercial Bank, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Esther Tomkins, Hinnomunjie, Victoria
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Machine Gun Company
FateKilled in Action 24 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Esther TOMKINS, McEacharn Street, East Bairnsdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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