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James George WHITE

Regimental number755
Place of birthCasterton, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs F White, Russell Street, Casterton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll256
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 28 July 1915
Discharge date13 March 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7611 Pte Thomas Butler WHITE, 8th Bn, killed in action, 11 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 22 May 1915; admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 28 May 1915 (fractured arm). Transferred to Australian and New Zealand Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 16 July 1916.

Commenced return to Australia on board HMAT 'Hororata', from Suez, 29 July 1915; discharged (medically unfit), 13 March 1916.

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

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