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Edward Charles Victor WHITE

Regimental number4546
Date of birth22 June 1897
Place of birthMilang, South Australia
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.7
Height5' 6.25"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary White, Milang, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Edward Charles
Discharge date5 January 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1342 Pte Albert Bowden WHITE, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 13 February 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 16 October 1916; discharged (medically unfit not due to misconduct: pneumonia), 5 January 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITE Edward Charles Victor

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