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Leland Charles TONKIN

Regimental number946
Place of birthTorrens Vale South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNormanville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florrie A Tonkin, Normanville, South Australia
Enlistment date12 February 1914
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 Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1917
Date of death11 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Florrie TONKIN. Native of Yankalilla, South Australia. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, South Australia.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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