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Julian Thomas WHISTON

Regimental number3526
Place of birthIona, Victoria
SchoolIona State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressGarfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, F Whiston, Cora Lynn, Garfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 March 1918
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSomer Farm Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 10), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Fred and Elizabeth Jane WHISTON, Cora Lyn, Garfield, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3524 Pte Frederick WHISTON, 59th Bn, died of wounds, 21 July 1916; 3525 Pte John Ernest WHISTON, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1916.
Other details

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

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