|Place of birth||Richmond, Victoria|
|School||South Richmond State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||270 Mary Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Whitehurst, 270 Mary Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Ellen WHITEHURST|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
Wounded in action, 10 May 1915 (gun shot wound, right knee), and admitted to 88th Field Ambulance; transferred same day to 11th Casualty Clearing Station; to Malta, 18 May 1915; embarked from Malta 'fit for active service', 12 July 1915.
Admitted to Australian Overseas Base, Mustapha, Alexandria, 16 July 1915.
Admitted to Military Hospital, Tigne, 28 September 1915 (gun shot wound, right knee); transferred to Convalescent Camp, Spinola, 18 October 1915; embarked for Egypt, 7 December 1915; disembarked Alexandria, 13 December 1915; rejoined 7th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 19 January 1916.
Transferred to and taken on strength of 59th Bn, 24 February 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 18 May 1916 (septic toe); discharged to unit, 21 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Killed in action, 19 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WHITEHURST John
Red Cross file 2930501