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John Thomas WHITTLE

Regimental number6438
Place of birthDurham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressNannup, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 4.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Ann C Whittle, Nannup, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 November 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Louisa Jane WHITTLE
Discharge date20 November 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'A38', 10 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 20 November 1917.

Medal: British War Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death31 March 1938
Age at death66
Place of burialNannup Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITTLE John Thomas

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