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Herbert Weymouth TONKIN

Regimental number1055
Place of birthBrunswick Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy produce merchant
AddressGoolwa, Croydon Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinJ H Tonkin, Goolwa, Croydon Road, Surrey Hills, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1915
Date of death10 November 1961
Place of burialBowen Cemetery

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