|Place of birth||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Other Names||Thomas Gerismo|
|School||Urquhart Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria|
|Other training||Ballarat School of Mines, Victoria|
|Address||311 Windermere Street, South Ballarat, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, James Wilkins, 311 Windermere Street, South Ballarat, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in School Cadets; 3 years in Senior Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Ballarat, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Lance Corporal|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Company Quartermaster Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Ration Farm Military Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 2), La Chapelle d'Armentieres, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: James and Florence WILKINS|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
Appointed Lance Corporal, Anzac, 26 November 1915; Temporary Corporal, 8 December 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 60th Bn, 24 February 1916, and taken on strength, Tel el Kebir.
Promoted Sergeant, Ferry Post, 25 March 1916; Company Quarter Master Sergeant, 13 May 1916.`Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note, Red Cross File No 2950108: 'No trace Germany[.] Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'
Statement, 3329 Pte E. JUDD, B Company, 60th Bn, 28 February 1917: 'I saw his dead body lying out in No Man's Land on 19th. July after the charge when we were stretcher-bearing. The body was buried by a burying party that night.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WILKINS Thomas
Red Cross File No 2950108