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Albion William WHITING

Regimental number1439
Place of birthHope Valley, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMary Street, Glanville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A M Whiting, Mary Street, Glanville, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed - Senior Cadets 77th Bat 3 years. Serving Citizen Forces 76th Bat H bey 6 months
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Albion spelt Albian
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Alice May WHITING
Discharge date14 April 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Burmah', 14 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 January 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 April 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 June 1939
Age at death42
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Path 1B, Grave 3ES), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITING Albion William

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