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Alwyn Uren TONKING

Regimental number18407
Date of birth24 August 1893
Place of birthDalton, New South Wales
OccupationScience master
Address'Overton', Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Tonking, 'Overton', Ben Boyd Road, Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSGT, A V C
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade

2nd Lieutenant

Promotion date: 30 October 1918


Promotion date: 1 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date26 December 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Reginald Llewellyn TONKING, 17th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.

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