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Russell WHITE

Regimental number1627
Place of birthMarlee, Wingham, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressMarlee, via Wingham, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 8"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert White, Marlee, via Wingham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 49), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.

Taken on strength A Company, 30th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 February 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.

Killed in action, 20 July 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFather's address subsequently Primrose Street, Wingham, Manning River, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITE Russell
Red Cross file 2930103

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