John William TOMLINSON

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TOMLINSON, John William

Service Number: 5212
Enlisted: 29 December 1915, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ludborough, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, 1877
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Sugar Boiler
Died: Killed in action, France, 27 December 1916
Cemetery: Bulls Road Cemetery, Flers
Plot 1, Row C, Grave 21 Headstone inscription reads: He gave his life to save us from our enemy
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5212, Enlisted at Rockhampton, QLD
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5212, 9th Infantry Battalion
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5212, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Next of kin was given as his half brother George Smith of Cannon Valley, Proserpine, QLD. Son of David and S. Tomlinson of Ludborugh Lines, England

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Son of David and S. Tomlinson.