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Regimental number1065
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Claremont, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGreenhills, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 8"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Goldsmith Whitfield, Greenhills, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 April 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23.3
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave 70), Syria.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward Goldsmith and Amy WHITFIELD.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITFIELD Irwin Munro

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