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David James WHITE

Regimental number1585
Place of birthHastings, Sussex, England
SchoolMount Pleasant, Hastings, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Addressc/o Mrs Bourke, 161 William Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J E White, 21 Quarry Road, Hastings, Sussex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 6 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gallipoli, died at Hospital in Malta.
FateDied of disease 22 September 1915
Place of death or woundingMalta
Age at death19
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot B, Row XIII, Grave 3), Europe.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
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