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James Daniel WILKS

Regimental number12687
Place of birthApsley Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressApsley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S M Wilks, Apsley, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 76), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Susan M. WILKS, Apsley, Victoria. Native of Benyeo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Conduct Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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