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Samuel John WHALLAND

Regimental number57162
Date of birth30 July 1899
Place of birthBroken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressCoolcha, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 9"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr John Henry Whalland, Coolcha, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 August 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name3rd General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (South Australia)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 2 August 1919
Discharge date16 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 2 August 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 31 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 16 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHALLAND Samuel John

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