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John Gustave WILKINSON

Regimental number3890
Place of birthAntwerp Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressDonald, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wilkinson, Donald, Victoria
Enlistment date4 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1897 Bombardier Francis Edelbert WILKINSON MM, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 3 September 1919; 3889 Pte Eric Cyril WILKINSON, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 19 August 1919; 3888 Pte Arthur Ernest WILKINSON, 29th Bn, killed in action, 27 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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