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Mark Corlass WILKINSON

Regimental number2749
Place of birthLancaster, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressThirteenth Street, Renmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30.5
Height5' 11.5"
Weight108 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Henry Wilkinson, Royal Field Artillery, Woolwich, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date23 October 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia, 22 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: double hernia), Adelaide, 23 October 1917.

War service: 1 year 285 days (of which 1 year 181 days was abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 December 1965
Place of burialBerri Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILKINSON Mark Corlass

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