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Andrew Joseph WHELAN

Regimental number6125
Place of birthPatapa Gap, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStation hand
AddressBlinman, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Whelan, Blinman, South Australia
Enlistment date13 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4178 Pte Horace Theodore WHELAN, 4th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 September 1964
Place of burialPort Augusta Cemetery, South Australia

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