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Daniel Joseph WHITING

Regimental number5419
Place of birthNewtown, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address309 Riley Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Whiting, 309 Riley Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Roland and Mary WHITING. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Discharge date7 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoola', 27 April 1918; disembarked Sydney, 28 May 1918; discharged (wounded), Sydney, 7 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death31 March 1925
Age at death30
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITING Daniel Joseph

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