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John James TONKIN

Regimental number945
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressLong Flat, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Christina Tonkin, Long Flat, Murray Bridge, South Australia
Enlistment date13 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateDied of disease 29 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCharleroi Communal Cemetery (Row Q, Grave No. II), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Christina TONKIN

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