|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Chichester, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Kempsey, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Ada May Tonks, 164 Duke Street, East Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Enlisted, 24 January 1917, as 3731; discharged after 69 days service (did not embark) as 'unlikely to become an efficient soldier'.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Light Horse Regiment, 35th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/6/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2402A Pte Herbert Clifton TONKS, 35th Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.|
War service: Middle East
Disembarked Suez, Egypt, 4 April 1918.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 26 April 1918 (measles); transferred to Rest Camp, Moascar, 10 May 1918.
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 10 August 1918.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 2 November 1918 (malaria); rejoined unit, 10 February 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Ulimaroa', 13 March 1919; disembarked Sydney, 15 April 1919; discharged, 9 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||83|