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Angus Carter TONKIN

Regimental number5419
Date of birth16 August 1895
Place of birthEulo, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressEulo, Western Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.7
Height5' 10"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Tonkin, Eulo, Western Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Place of enlistmentToowoomba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 December 1919
Discharge date5 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 22 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Brisbane, 5 April 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 March 1972 - Brisbane, Queensland
Age at death76
Place of burialCremated. Toowong Cemetery, Brisbane, Queensland

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