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John WILKINSON

Regimental number2040
Date of birth1880
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressAddition Road, Dundas, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinGeorge Wilkinson, Addition Road, Dundas, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1945

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