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John Herbert WHITEHEAD

Regimental number25684
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Clifton', Fitzroy Avenue, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, C H O Whitehead, 'Clifton', Fitzroy Avenue, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 22, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/132/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 18 May 1917
Place of burialVreucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave I), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Herbert Osborne and Lydia Mary WHITEHEAD.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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