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Harold Sydney WHITE

Regimental number2179
Place of birthGlebe, Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolGlebe Public School, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCoach driver
AddressTewantin via Cooroy, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily James, 2 Bridge Road, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death27
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
136
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Edwin and Emily James WHITE
Family/military connectionsCousin: Captain S.E. Townshend.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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