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Charles WILKIN

Regimental number740
Date of birth21 June 1896
Place of birthDjuan (near Toowoomba), Queensland
AddressCrows Nest, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Harry Wilkin, Oakey, Queensland
Previous military service3rd Australian Light Horse
Enlistment date19 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name42nd Battalion, Headquarters
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 RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Discharge date24 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 June 1988
Age at death91
Place of burialCrows Nest Lawn Cemetery, Crows Nest, Queensland

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