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John WILKINSON

Regimental number6424
Place of birthRutherglen Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Emmerson Wilkinson, Rutherglen, Victoria
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 14), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Emmerson and Emma WILKINSON, Corowa, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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