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Alexander WHYTE

Regimental number2751
Place of birthAberdeen, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBolgart, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height6' 1.25"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Junor Whyte, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Gordon Highlanders (Volunteers).
Enlistment date26 April 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2752
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 June 1918
Discharge date4 September 1918
Family/military connectionsSon: 2752B Pte Alexander WHYTE, 51st Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Grantully Castle', 14 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit: bronchitis, debility), Perth, 4 September 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 September 1959
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHYTE Alexander

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