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Regimental number645
Place of birthAvenel, Victoria
AddressMagalore West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinG. Whitechurch, Mangalore West, Victoria
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A43 Barunga on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Cyclists Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2254 Pte William Allan WHITECHURCH, 8th Bn, killed in action, 18 August 1916.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsName incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Willis George WHITECHURCH
Date of death17 November 1933
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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