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Robert WHYTE

Regimental number2275
Date of birth18 October 1893
Place of birthNew Aberdour, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMotor driver
AddressBarcaldine, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Catherine Whyte, Rainbow Street, Sandgate, Queensland
Enlistment date29 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2276
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted Rockhampton, 18 October 1939; discharged, 4 July 1944, as Q186556, Sergeant, 15th Garrison Bn.

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