Michael BALKIN

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BALKIN, Michael

Service Number: 4254
Enlisted: 20 October 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 54th Infantry Battalion
Born: Tamworth, New South Wales, 1878
Home Town: Tamworth, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Fromelles, France, 19 July 1916
Cemetery: Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery
Plot IV, Row A, Grave No 6... "I should lie on the Liverpool Plains, for King and Country, in France I remain."
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Tambar Springs War Memorial, Tamworth ANZAC Park Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

20 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4254, Holsworthy, New South Wales
20 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4254, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4254, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Sydney
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4254, 54th Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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