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Ronald Thomas WILKINS

Regimental number3566
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8.5"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinFather, O Wilkins, 17 Dunning Street, Inveresk, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service1 yr Cadets 92 92nd Infantry
Enlistment date26 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1917
Place of enlistmentLaunceston, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Discharge date6 April 1918
Other detailsCommenced return to Australia on board HT 'A14', 30 January 1918; disembarked 11 February 1918; discharged (under-age), Hobart, 6 April 1918.
Date of death9 July 1935
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILKINS Ronald Thomas

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