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Robert Henry James WHITE

Regimental number285
Place of birthGalong, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o T Halleron, Lacvalse, Tumut, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs L Taylor, Adelong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 14 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row D, Grave 15), Egypt.
Commemoration details3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily WHITE.
Family/military connectionsUncle: 286 Trooper Robert WISE, 1st Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 20 May 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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