Eric Anderson WHITING

Regimental number1443
ReligionChurch of England
AddressOrchard Street, Taralga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Isabella Whiting, Orchard Street, Taralga, via Goulburn, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 11 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1435
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 July 1915
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No 38), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (tablet, formerly in Curraweela Anglican Church) in Taralga Historical Museum, Taralga, New South Wales.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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