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Keith Moore WHITING

Date of birth5 June 1892
Place of birthRandwick, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
Other trainingThe University of Sydney (MB 1909), New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressParramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Height6' 0.5"
Weight183 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M G Whiting, Marsden Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Previous military serviceLieutenant, University Senate - 2 years. Captain A.M.C. Militia - 18 months.
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Place of enlistmentN/A
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Reinforcements


Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps
Promotion date: 1 July 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Discharge date10 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain Cedric William WHITING MC, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Shropshire', 1 April 1919; discharged (appointment terminated: at own request), 10 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 December 1938
Age at death46
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITING Keith Moore

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