Walter John TONKIN

Regimental number1132
Place of birthCootamundra New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLinotype operator
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMrs W Tonkins, Temora, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 August 1915
Date of death23 July 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 3), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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