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William Edward TOMPKINS

Regimental number21430
Place of birthTownsville Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeamster
AddressBohle River, Ingham Road, Townsville, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W Tompkins, Bohle River, Ingham Road, Townsville, Queensland
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36A/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 23 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 10), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth TOMPKINS. Native of Townsville, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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