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William Henry WHITE

Regimental number743
Place of birthClydebank Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFisherman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William White, Clydebank, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XX, Row H, Grave No. 4), Passchendaele, Belgium
Commemoration detailsSon of William and Georgina White, Clydebank, Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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