|Place of birth||Tring, Herts, England|
|School||Tring County Council School, Herts, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||22|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o Manager, Commonwealth Savings Bank, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs R Wilkins, Miswell Farm, Tring, Hertfordshire, England|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Oaklands, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Sergeant|
|Unit name||Infantry Brigade 7, Field Ambulance 7, Section B|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/50/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Place of death or wounding||Poperinghe, Belgium|
|Age at death||28|
|Place of burial||Poperinghe New Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row J, Grave No. 21), Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated in St George the Martyr's Anglican Church, Goodwood, Adelaide, South Australia. Inscription reads: 'To the Glory of God. In Honour of Our Lady, Blessed Michael the Archangel, Blessed George the Martyr & of all the Blessed Saints. To the dear Memory of all those who went forth from this Altar, where they offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Body and Blood of Christ, to give their lives in the Great War. This Screen is Blessed on Anzac Day 25 April 1922 being the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist.'|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 September 1915.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, Anzac, 21 October 1915 (quinsey) (no further details recorded).
Disembarked Alexandria, 10 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 14 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 19 March 1916.
Admitted to 7th Field Ambulance, 9 April 1915 (bronchitis); transferred to Divisional Rest Station, Steenwerck, 11 April 1916; discharged to unit, 15 April 1916.
On leave to United Kingdom, 31 July 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 13 August 1917.
Died of wounds received in action, 8 October 1917.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalLeft £20 in his Will to St George's Church, Goodwood, 'to be applied to any fund the Rector (Canon Wise) shall please.'
|Sources||NAA: B2455, EGGLETON Stanley Rumball|