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Harold George WHITTON

Regimental number3958
Date of birth27 December 1894
Place of birthWilliamstown, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTeacher
Address116 Hannan Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, H. Whitton, 116 Hannan Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date30 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 8th Battalion
Promotion date: 31 October 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 8th Battalion
Promotion date: 6 May 1918

Captain


Unit: AMF
Promotion date: 1 July 1921

Major


Promotion date: 1 April 1921

Lieutenant Colonel


Unit: AMF
Promotion date: 16 October 1929

FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date13 December 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded, 23 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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