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John Rupert WHITEHURST

Regimental number8501
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoach painter
Address'Elands', Harrow Road, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs L H Whitehurst, 'Elands', Harrow Road, Bexley, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentWHLR
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 10 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2751 Pte Russell Aubrey WHITEHURST, 45th Bn, killed in action, 7 June 1917; 1806 WO II Harold Enoch WHITEHURST, 7th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia 28 [month and year unclear on Nominal Roll]; 2027 Pte Darcy Collin WHITEHURST, 20th Bn, returned to Australia, 11 December 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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