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Thomas WHITTAKER

Regimental number2514
Place of birthCooma New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCooma, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinFather, Samuel Whittaker, Rye Park, Burrowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 July 1918
Place of burialVignacourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
161
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Margaret WHITTAKER.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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