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Arthur Edgar WHIMPEY

Regimental number5234
Place of birthTarnagulla Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressCommercial Road, Tarnagulla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr J Whimpey, Commercial Road, Tarnagulla, Victoria
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on MUIOOF [Manchester Unity Independent Order of Oddfellows] Loyal Garibaldi Honor Roll ('For King and Country'), Tarnagulla, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 19285 Sapper Herbert WHIMPEY, 8th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919; 5233 Pte Albert Roy WHIMPEY, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 2013 Pte William Claude WHIMPEY, 23rd Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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