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James Earle WILKINS

Date of birth12 January 1886
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationExamining Officer Customs, Sydney, NSW
Address'Caithness', Pittwater Road, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 7.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Aileen Wilkins, 'Weemaia', Addison Road, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServing as Lieutenant 21st Battn Have served - 4yrs A.S.C. 2yrs C.S.C 5" 2nd L.H Brigade
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name20th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 20th Battalion
Promotion date: 16 April 1916


Unit: 20th Battalion
Promotion date: 16 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Discharge date22 March 1919
Other details

Wounded, 25 February 1917; 20 September 1917. Right leg amputated.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 22 July 1918; disembarked Sydney, 3 September 1918; discharged (appointment terminated), Sydney, 22 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death9 August 1933
Age at death47
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILKINS James Earle

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