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Leonard TOMLINSON

Regimental number4560
Place of birthHull, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWickepin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5'9.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinUncle, Charles Clark, Turnditch near Derby, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Place of enlistmentWickepin, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1916
Date of death18 June 1919
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, WA
Discharge date28 December 1916
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 8 August 1916; disembarked Perth, 24 September 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 28 December 1916.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOMLINSON Leonard

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