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Charles Edward WHITLEY

Regimental number36684
Place of birthManly, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarrier and contractor
Address2 Loftus Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Cecilia Bridget Whitley, 178 Hereford Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 5 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary WHITLEY. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts.
Discharge date26 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 26 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 October 1930
Age at death39
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. 10, 1758), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITLEY Charles Edward

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