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William Edward Lyell WHITE

Regimental number4909
Place of birthSilvertown New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCaretaker
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinSister, Miss I White, General Post Office, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date5 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cemetery headstone inscription reads: 'His Duty Nobly Done. Lest We Forget'.
Date of death23 September 1978
Age at death84
Place of burialMildura Cemetery, Victoria

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