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James WHITNEY

Regimental number2048
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Whitney, Bluff, New Zealand
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Discharge date19 December 1929
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania

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