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John Francis TONKIN

Regimental number2283
Place of birthCamperdown Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBricklayer
AddressCamperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Tonkin, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2170 Pte George Alexander TONKIN, 2nd Pioneer Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).

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