Leland Charles Tonkin 1a

Birth Name Tonkin, Leland Charles 2 3 4a 5
Gender male
Age at Death 21 years, 4 months, 13 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1896-07-29 Bordertown, South Australia, Australia   2 4b
Military Service 1917-03-02 France Exploding shell injures leg. Gas gangrene sets in. Telegraph to parents 30 Mar 1917 "Dangerously ill". Amputation 23 Mar 1917. https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=8393116&S=1  
Arrival 1917-08-23 Keswick, South Australia, Australia https://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/SearchNRetrieve/Interface/ViewImage.aspx?B=8393116&S=1  
Death 1917-12-11 Keswick, South Australia, Australia TONKIN. - On the 11th December, at Keswick Hospital, Leland Charles, Sergeant, late 27th Battalion, loved and loving son of John and Florrie Tonkin, Fulham, late of Normanville, aged 21 years 5 months. "Some day we will understand." 3 5
Burial 1917-12-13 Payneham, South Australia, Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article5580147 3

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father John Henry Tonkin1863-09-181961-10-18
Mother Florrie McDonald Pengilly1876-07-151949-09-18
         Leland Charles Tonkin 1896-07-29 1917-12-11
    Brother     Francis Harcourt Tonkin 1900-08-29 1977-08-29
    Sister     Prudence Muriel Tonkin 1902-09-18 2007-03-03
    Sister     Margery Euphemia Tonkin 1905-04-05 1981-08-07
    Sister     Joyce Everilda Isabel Tonkin 1906-04-02 1984-10-27

Source References

  1. Ancestry Family Trees
      • Page: Ancestry Family Tree
  2. Ancestry.com: Australia Birth Index, 1788-1922
  3. Ancestry.com: Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current
  4. Ancestry.com: Australia, WWI Service Records, 1914-1920
      • Page: National Archives of Australia; Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia; B2455, First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1914-1920
      • Page: National Archives of Australia; Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia; B2455, First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1914-1920
  5. Ancestry.com: Australia Death Index, 1787-1985