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Regimental number480
Date of birth13 September 1897
Place of birthHamilton, Victoria
SchoolHindmarsh and Kilkenny Public Schools, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRidley Street, Ridleyton, Croydon, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Whyatt, Ridley Street, Ridleyton, Croydon, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date16 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Discharge date13 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1953 Pte John Victor WHYATT, 5th Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 2 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded in action, 6 May 1918 (gassed).

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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