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Augustus Dell TOULMIN

Regimental number2034
Place of birthFoxhow, Victoria
SchoolKangaroo Flat State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressTerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 4"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs B Hunter, Terang, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit nameField Ambulance 4, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Ambulance
FateDied of wounds 9 July 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNetley Military Cemetery (C.E. 1708), Hound, Hampshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Oliver TOULMIN and Mrs Bessie HUNTER, Estcourt Street, Terang, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4510 Pte John Oliver TOULMIN, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917; 2024 Pte Thomas George TOULMIN, 'K' Ammunition Park, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, date not recorded (gun shot wound).

Transferred to England, 20 June 1915, and admitted to Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley.

Died of wounds (and tonsilitis and cardiac failure), 9 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname incorrectly recorded on Embarkation Roll as TOULMAN.
SourcesNAA: B2455, TOULMIN Augustus Dell

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