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Joseph Edward TONKIN

Regimental number7092
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
Address516 Talbot Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation45
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Tonkin, 516 Talbot Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date28 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Date of death8 January 1918
Age at death from cemetery records49
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45

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