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Ian James WHITTY

Regimental number6429
Place of birthMossgiel New South Wales
SchoolXavier College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation overseer
Address'Ballandry', Whitton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Michael G Whitty, 'Ballandry', Whitton, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 19696 Corporal Kenneth WHITTY, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 20 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 August 1948 Dubbo, New South Wales
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales

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