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Arthur Hubert WHETHAM

Regimental number6033
Place of birthBridport, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWheat farmer
AddressArdlethan, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height6' 0.25"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A J Whetham, St Andrews, Bridport, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 April 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date26 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Sydney', 22 September 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 11 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 26 December 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Ardlethan, South Australia.
Date of death21 October 1939
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHETHAM Arthur Hubert

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