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George Alexander TONKIN

Regimental number2170
Place of birthKensington Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDraftsman
AddressCamperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Tonkin, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2283 Pte John Francis TONKIN, AIF Headquarters, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 March 1969
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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