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Charles William TONKIN

Regimental number2704
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJunior porter
AddressMain Western Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Annie Tonkin, Main Western Road, Wentworthville, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Date of death6 January 1928
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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