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Kenneth WHITTY

Regimental number19696
Place of birthMossgiel New South Wales
SchoolXavier College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressMalvern Hill Station, Blackall, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, M Whitty, Ballandry Station, Whitton, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 20 October 1918
Place of burialBusigny Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael George and Ivie Campbell WHITTY
Family/military connectionsBrother: [6429] Lt Ian James WHITTY, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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