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Walter Scaife WHITWELL

Regimental number3753
Place of birthKendal England
ReligionProtestant
OccupationPainter
Address11 Cuming Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, 1 Garden Road, Loune Kendar, England
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 September 1916
Place of burialContey British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Hannah Elizabeth WHITWELL.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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