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Regimental number3246
Place of birthDover, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMill hand
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 3.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Thomas Malone, East Dorrigo, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1915
Place of enlistmentEnoggera, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Alice WHITNALL
Discharge date11 April 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 14 January 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 11 April 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death18 December 1933
Age at death44
Place of burialBotany Cemetery
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITNALL John

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