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Arthur James WHITE

Regimental number3741
Place of birthDublin, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCoonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, P B White, Lower Leeson Street, Dublin, Ireland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 July 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 June 1917
Place of enlistmentCoonamble, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 March 1919
Discharge date25 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked, Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked, Devonport, England, 26 December 1917.

Admitted to Military Hospital (appendicitis), Devonport, 26 December 1917; discharged to Sutton Veny Command Depot, 25 March 1918; marched into Hurdcott Command Depot, 23 April 1918; marched into Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 20 May 1918; on command for course of instruction, 7 June 1918.

Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital (sick), 21 June 1918; discharged, 26 June 1918; transferred to 56th Bn, 29 September 1918; transferred to 3rd Bn, 30 September 1918; transferred to 53rd Bn, 22 November 1918.

Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital (sick), Hurdcott, 6 December 1918; to 2nd Group Clearing Hospital, 21 December 1918; marched out to 15th Concentration Camp, 15 January 1919; to 4th Group Hospital, Codford, 19 January 1919; commenced return to Australia on board H.T 'Kashmir', 9 March 1919; disembarked, Melbourne for Sydney, 23 April 1919; discharged, Sydney, 25 May 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITE Arthur James

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