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John William TOMLINSON

Regimental number5212
Place of birthBoston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSugar curer
AddressRacecourse Mill, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinG Smith, Cannon Valley, Proserpine, Queensland
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 December 1916
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 21), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
57
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and S. TOMLINSON. Native of Ludborough, Lines, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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