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William Alfred WHITTINGHAM

Regimental number205
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address82 Church Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinBrother, George Whittingham, 82 Church Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1917
Discharge date25 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 27 September 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 18 November 1917, for onward travel to Sydney; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 25 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 September 1929
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITTINGHAM William Alfred

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