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Cyril Auguestest TONKIN

Regimental number2254
Place of birthSerpentine Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber worker
AddressSerpentine, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Richard Tonkin, Serpentine, Western Australia
Enlistment date7 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollDesert Mounted Corps
FateDied 21 February 1919
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
8
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: R.G. and Martha M. TONKIN, Hope Farm, Serpentine, Western Australia

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