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Arthur WHITE

Regimental number248
Place of birthYorkshire England
ReligionProtestant
OccupationButcher
Addressc/o Mrs W H White, Bismuth Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinFather, Thomas White, 5 Crofton Road, Heaton, Bradford, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Medals

Distinguished Conduct Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry in action. Although wounded, he remained at his post and fought his trench mortar with great gallantry.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 116
Date: 25 July 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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