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Joseph Brewis WILKIN

Regimental number714
Place of birthNewcastle, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressSydney GPO, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Wilkin, Wells Road, Bolton, Durham, England
Previous military serviceServed for 7 years in the 10th Hussars, British Army; time expired.
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateDischarged 21 July 1920
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date21 July 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt

Discharged, 21 July 1920, in consequence of being illegally absent from 17 December 1914; declared illegal absentee at Mena Camp, 8 January 1915.

Automatically forfeited all medal entitlements.
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILKIN Joseph Brewis

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