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Herbert George WHITING

Regimental number4820
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address391 Cardigan Street, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41.7
Height5' 5.25"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Margaret Maria Whiting, 9 Currayong Road, Auburn, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date13 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Runic', 4 May 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1917; discharged (medically unfit: myalgia and senility), Melbourne, 13 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 January 1925
Age at death52
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITING Herbert George

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