William Herbert TONKES

Regimental number189
Place of birthPort Adelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressKing Street, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marion Matilda Tonkes, King Street, Alberton, South Australia
Previous military service76th Infantry
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name43rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 February 1966
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery