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Charles Samuel WHITAKER

Regimental number6677
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBuyer
Address'St Elmo', King Street, Wollstonecraft, North Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Doris May Whitaker, 'St Elmo', King Street, Wollstonecraft, North Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Field Ambulance, Section A
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
From Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish the embarkation details of individual officers and men: 6 officers and 156 others embarked on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' from Melbourne on 10 November 1915; 1 officer and 50 others embarked on HMAT A58 'Kabringa' from Melbourne on 8 November 1915; 1 officer and 16 others embarked on HMAT A2 'Geelong' from Adelaide on 12 November 1915; 1 officer and 4 others embarked on HMAT A13 'Katuna' from Adelaide on 9 November 1915; and
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 8 September 1918
Place of burialBrie British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
184
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel John and Jessie WHITAKER.

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