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Regimental number421
Date of birth1896
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCheese maker
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Henry Whittingham, 11 Arthurton Street, Northcote, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name37th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded (1) 7-9 June 1917; (2) 4 October 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 September 1971
Age at death75

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