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Thomas Clair WHITESIDE

Regimental number2821
Place of birthIone United States Of America
AddressBeaconsfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Rev W S Whiteside, Beaconsfield, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, Battle of Fromelles (1916); Battle of Bullecourt (May 1917).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesElizabeth Whiteside (ed.), 'A Valley in France: World War I Letters of Thomas Clair Whiteside' (Beaconsfield, Vic: self-published, 2000)

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