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Ernest TONKINSON

Regimental number3855
Place of birthWolverhampton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmiths striker
Address38 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J Tonkinson, Wolverhampton, England
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Signal Company
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

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