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Arthur William WHATLING

Regimental number1437
Place of birthEngland
SchoolPublic Elementary School
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinRobert Whatling, Hill Farm, Weybread, Harleston, Norfolk, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 May 1918
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death29
Place of burialEbblinghem Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row B, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary WHATLING.
Family/military connectionsLance Corporal Roberts, 2nd Battalion, wounded, returned to Australia.

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