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Regimental number804
Place of birthGillinghan, Keng, England
SchoolNew , Keng, England
Age on arrival in Australia36
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, Joseph Whiffin, Larkfield via Maidstone Kent, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Surname spelt WHIFFEN
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death36
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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