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Regimental number400
Place of birthKelmscott Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thos Jas Whittington, Oaklands, Brookton, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance

Military Medal

Source: 'London Gazette' No. 32231
Date: 18 February 1921

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 53
Date: 16 June 1921

Date of death20 January 1989

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