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Edwin James WHITE

Regimental number1418
Place of birthWollongong, New South Wales
SchoolWollongong Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address20 Campbell Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Joseph White, 20 Campbell Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Hawkes Bay on 23 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 25 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, 107), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Wollongong General Cemetery, New South Wales. Parents: Joseph and Hephzibah WHITE
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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