|Place of birth||Collarenebri, New South Wales|
|School||Public School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Burren Junction, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Father, John Whitton, Burren Junction, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Given name John Donald|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John and Jane WHITTON.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Rejoined 30th Bn, Ferry Post, from Base Details, Zeitoun, 9 January 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join to the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Posted missing in action, 20 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 23 July 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 20 July 1916'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, WHITTON John Donald Gordon
Red Cross File No 2940101