|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Mr M Larkins, Monsall, Union Street, Kew, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Divisional Signal Company|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Work at Hervilly 17-18 September 1918.'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in the operations at HERVILLY on 17th/18th September, 1918. 2nd/Corporal LARKINS was in charge of a forward report centre and at one period worked unceasingly for 24 hours maintaining lines under heavy enemy shell fire. He set a splendid example to his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
|Family/military connections||Brother:  2nd Lt Stanley Michael LARKINS, 4th Divisional Signal Company, returned to Australia, 8 October 1918.|
War service: Western FrontMedals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal