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Regimental number297
Place of birthPort Broughton South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPort Broughton, A
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Richard Whittaker, Port Broughton, A
Enlistment date9 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Company
FateDied of wounds 28 September 1917
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Richard and Susan WHITTAKER.

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