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Edwin John TONKIN

Regimental number3170
Place of birthCornwell England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressFremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinSister, M Bevan, Oxford, England
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917

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