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John Stanley WHITE

Regimental number7080
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
SchoolRyde Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressClanville, Kardella, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E White, Wendouree, York Street, Epping, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 August 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector - France
Age at death28
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave 13), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Field of Mars Cemetery, Ryde, New South Wales. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: Granville William John and Emily Georgina WHITE.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 359 Pte George William WHITE, 2nd Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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