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William TUNKIN

Regimental number723
Place of birthMintaro South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressHungerford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Samuel Tunkin, Balaklava, South Australia
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1354 Driver Frank TUNKIN, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 9 March 1919.

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