Melville Taylor WILKS

Regimental number5864
Place of birthMeningie South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAlbert Hill, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs F Wilks, Albert Hill, South Australia
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 27 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialCrucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 12), Villers-Bretoneeux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Emma WILKS, Monteith, South Australia. Native of Meningie, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal