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Sylvester WILKINS

Regimental number3682
Place of birthNortham, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKellerberrin, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wilkins, Kellerberrin, Western Australia
Enlistment date4 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Margaret WILKINS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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