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Rupert Percival WHIT

Regimental number796
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
AddressPlatform Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eva May Whit, Platform Street, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year and 129 days in the Australian Imperial Force
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4930
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Second entry both matched
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 April 1967
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHIT Rupert Percival

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