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Charles Edward WHITE

Regimental number3169
Place of birthYass New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressGum Creek, Boambola, Roadside via Yass, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James White, Gum Creek, Boambola Roadside via Yass, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 January 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 May 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death19.5
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave 20), Surrey, England.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ada Minne WHITE
Family/military connectionsUncle: 2504 Pte Ernest PREECE, 56th Bn, killed in action, 2 April 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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