Thomas Cochrane WILKINSON MSM

WILKINSON, Thomas Cochrane

Service Number: 2029
Enlisted: 29 June 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Company Sergeant Major
Last Unit: Australian Provost Corps
Born: Weymouth, England, March 1885
Home Town: Longueville, Lane Cove, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Asylum attendent
Died: Natural causes, Sydney, New South Wales, 2 March 1970
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Gladesville Hospital WWI Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Liverpool, New South Wales
9 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2029, 17th Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2029, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
27 Jan 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Staff Sergeant Major, SN 2029, Australian Provost Corps
8 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Company Sergeant Major, SN 2029, Australian Provost Corps

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Biography

"2029 Warrant Officer Class 2 (WO2) Thomas Cochrane Wilkinson MSM, Australian Provost Corps. A hospital attendant prior to enlisting on 7 July 1915, WO2 Wilkinson embarked for overseas service aboard HMAT Runic (A54) on 9 August 1915. He was awarded the Medal for Meritorious Service (MSM) in January 1918. WO2 Wilkinson returned to Australia in July 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

 

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