Richard Enoder TONKIN

Regimental number12/186
Address27 Phillips Street, Auckland
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinMrs Ann M Tonkins, 27 Phillips Street, Auckland
Rank on embarkationPrivate
Enlistment statusVolunteer
Unit nameNew Zealand Expeditionary Force, Main Body, Auckland Infantry Battalion
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Wellington on 16 October 1914
The Auckland Infantry Battalion in the Main Body left New Zealand on board two ships, HMNZT 8 ('Star of India') and HMNZT 12 ('Waimana'). It is not possible from the Nominal Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Final rankPrivate
Final unitOtago Infantry Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialChunuk Bair Cemetery (Grave No 12), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr & Mrs Frederick Tonkin, 27 Phillipp's Street, Auckland. Late of Cornwall, England.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsNominal Roll Vol. 1: Auckland Infantry Batln/Main Body

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