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John Joseph WHITE

Regimental number5462
Place of birthFitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers College
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCoachtrimmer
Address153 Wells Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Edward White, 153 Wells Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
FateDied of disease 24 January 1917
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death30
Place of burialSt Pierre Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave 9), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
25
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Margaret WHITE.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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