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Regimental number3446
Place of birthBriagolong Victoria
AddressBriagolong, North Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Robert Whitelaw, Briagolong, North Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date10 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1308 Sergeant Donald John WHITELAW, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918; 2910 Corporal Ivan Cecil WHITELAW, 12th Bn, killed in action, 23 April 1918; 1792 Pte Angus McSween WHITELAW, 24th Bn, killed in action, 25 August 1916; 1440 Pte Lionel WHITELAW, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1916; 1003 Sergeant Robert Angus WHITELAW, 21st Bn, killed in action, 3 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death17 October 1922
Place of burialBriagolong Cemetery

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