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John TINSLEY

Regimental number368
Place of birthN/A England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressArthur Street, Teneriffe, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Louisa Tinsley, 143 Victoria parade, Fitzroy, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 September 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 15), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
119
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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