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William Alfred WHITTLE

Regimental number10991
Place of birthBlessington Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressEvandale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Whittle, Evandale, Tasmania
Previous military service92nd Infantry
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateFound drowned 31 March 1916
Place of burialMerville Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row Q, Grave 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Alfred and Elizabeth WHITTLE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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