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William Ernest WHIFFEN

Regimental number3522
Place of birthKindred Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressForth, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs W Gardner, Forth, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1916
Place of burialBapaume Post Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
179

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