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Regimental number1354
Place of birthMintaro South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressBalaklava, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Samuel Tunkin, Balaklava, South Australia
Enlistment date24 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 14 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 723 Lance Corporal William TUNKIN, 42nd Bn, returned to Australia, 24 December 1918.

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