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Ernest WILKINS

Regimental number4239
Place of birthGlanville South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCarlisle Street, Glanville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Wilkins, Carlisle Street, Glanville, South Australia
Enlistment date8 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDrowned at sea 3 August 1918
Place of burialAt sea
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Frances WILKINS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Drowned at sea from HT 'Warialda'.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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