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Cyril Brudenell Bingham WHITE

Date of birth23 September 1876
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressVictoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs C.B.B. White, 'Eurambeen', Beaufort, Victoria
Previous military serviceA and I Staff
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLT COL (G.S.O. 1st Grade)
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Rank from Nominal RollHonorary Lieutenant General
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No 29541 (10 April 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 57 (7 July 1921).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).4

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 17 April 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order

'During the operations near Gaba Tepe on 25th April, 1915, and subsequently for his distinguished service in coordinating staff work, and in reorganisation after the inevitable dislocation and confusion arising from the first landing operations. He displayed exceptional ability.'
Source: 'London Gazette' No.
Date: 3 July 1915

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 11
Date: 3 February 1921

Order of the Rising Sun - 2nd Class (Japan)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 April 1921

Military Cross of Avid - Grand Officer (Portugal)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 135
Date: 11 December 1919

Companion of the Order of the Bath


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 44
Date: 6 April 1916

Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael & St George


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Colonel Dudley Persse WHITE, 13th Light Horse, returned to Australia (d. England, 15 April 1947).
Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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