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Regimental number2814
Place of birthIndooroopilly Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPiano tuner
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Burton Whitehouse, George Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 1 September 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1917
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave 43), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Benjamin Burton and Ellen WHITEHOUSE
Other details

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

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