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Thomas Frederick EKINS

Regimental number1935
Place of birthRiseley, Bedfordshire, England
SchoolNational School, Riseley, Bedfordshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
AddressBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinSister, Miss Sarah Ekins, Bisley, Bedford, England
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row B, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Sarah Alice EKINS

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