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Walter Rupert TINK

Regimental number2898
Place of birthDubbo, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
AddressBenalong, Dubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 7"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Tink, same address
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMenangle Park, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 26 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
6
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (stained glass window) in St Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Dubbo, New South Wales: 'Be thou faithful unto death and I will give thee a crown for life' (Revelation 2:10). Parents: John and Margaret TINK, Binalong, New South Wales. Native of Dubbo, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Admitted to Isolation Camp, Moascar, 25 August 1916 (mumps); transferred to 24th Stationary Hospital, 12 September 1916; discharged to duty, 3 October 1916.

Admitted to Isolation Camp, Moascar, 15 November 1916; rejoined 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, 10 December 1916.

Reported to 7th Light Horse Regiment, Hassaniya, 11 December 1916.

Killed in action, 26 March 1917.

Note on file: 'This man not buried on account of retirement of Regiment.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNext of kin's address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Denalong, Dubbo, New South Wales.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TINK Walter Rupert

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