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Clarence Wilfred WHITE

Regimental number5206
Place of birthCleveland, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCleveland, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr G White, Cleveland, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death23.1
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave 225), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Maria WHITE.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5093 Pte George David WHITE, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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