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Raymond Charles WHITE

Regimental number752
Place of birthWaverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Address'Unara', Floss Street, Hurlstone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, H G White, 'Unara', Floss Street, Hurlstone Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service5th Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date24 September 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Total war service: 4 years 153 days (of which 3 years 154 days were abroad)

Embarked from Sydney, 29 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 14 September 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 8 January 1917. Wounded in action (shell shock), slight), 16 May 1917. Wounded in action, second occasion (gun shot wound, right buttock), 3 July 1917; evacuated to England, 9 July 1917. Married Marjorie CHILVERS, Watton, Norfolk, 9 July 1918. Proceeded overseas to France, 15 September 1918, and rejoined unit.

Proceeded to England to commence return to Australia, 2 April 1919; commenced return to Australia, 15 November 1919; disembarked, 29 December 1919; discharged, 24 September 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death20 August 1960

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