The AIF Project

George Hubert WILKINS

Date of birth31 October 1888
Place of birthMt Bryan East, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationExplorer
AddressDulwich, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Walter Wilkins, Dulwich, South Australia
Enlistment date1 May 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit nameMarch 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: Australian Flying Corps
Promotion date: 1 May 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: Australian Imperial Force
Promotion date: 1 November 1917

Temporary Captain


Unit: Australian Imperial Force
Promotion date: 11 July 1918

Captain


Unit: Australian Imperial Force
Promotion date: 11 July 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Bar to Military Cross


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

Discharge date7 September 1920
Other details

Official photographer to the AIF.

Medals: Military Cross & Bar, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Knighted, 1928.
Date of death1 December 1958
Age at death70

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