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Samuel Roy TUNCKS

Regimental number921
Place of birthRoyal Park, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressRoyal Park, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 4.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs Sarah Matilda Williams, Wattle Avenue, Royal Park, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 April 1919
Discharge date3 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Medic', 10 April 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 26 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 November 1928
Age at death35
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, TUNCKS Samuel Roy

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