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John Allan Jacob WHITNEY

Regimental number141
Place of birthBealiba, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressLinton, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Jane M Whitney, Linton, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Discharge date
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10144 Driver Robert James WHITNEY, 13th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
Other details

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

Date of death18 May 1946
Age at death65
Place of burialMerbein Cemetery, Victoria

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