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Ernest Reginald WHITE

Regimental number14547
Date of birth9 April 1896
Place of birthSheffield, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMernda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.11
Height5' 4"
Weight119 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs F Allsop, 60 Pomona Street, Sheffield, England
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of vision)
Enlistment date2 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 7 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 2 Australian Hospital Ship 'Kanowna'
FateStruck off strength; remained in Australia 20 March 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date4 April 1917
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 September 1973
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITE Ernest Reginald

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