|Place of birth||Murrumburrah, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Occupation||Horse and cattle dealer|
|Address||Larkins Hotel, Haymarket, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Mrs Grace E Ord, Aust Bank of Commerce, Lismore, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 6 months in the Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Africa (Boer War); 2 years in the Australian Liight Horse (time expired).|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Driver|
|Unit name||4th Battalion, Headquarters|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/21/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board TRANSPORT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Recommendations (Medals and Awards)||
'Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst on pack transport duty. By coolness and initiative was instrumental in getting convoy through a heavily shelled area without serious loss. (Hooge,18 September 1917).'
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Andrew and Anne Jane White AIKEN; Wife: Ettie Oriel AIKEN. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.|
'During the operations near HOOGE on the night of 18th September 1917, for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty whilst on pack transport duty at forward dumps. This N.C.O. displayed great courage under heavy enemy fire and by his coolness and initiative was instrumental in getting his convoy through a heavily shelled area without serious loss.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 66
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Durham Castle', 10 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 5 July 1918.
Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to War Service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||59|
|Place of burial||Rookwood Crematorium, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, AIKEN William Andrew|