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TONKIN, Leonard John
(Service number 40727)

Aliases
First Rank Rifleman Last Rank Rifleman

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Storeman
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs Annie Tonkin (mother), 190 Evans Street, Timaru, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Reinforcements G Company
Date 13 February 1917
Transport Mokoia
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Plymouth, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, 3rd

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 29 October 1917 Age
Place of Death Belgium
Cause Died of wounds
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Memorial Reference P. I. E. 1A
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Waimataitai School War Memorial (as J L Tonkin?)

Biographical Notes

Leonard Tonkin was the son of William and Annie Tonkin, of Timaru, New Zealand

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Cenotaph Database, August 2013, CWGC.

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