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Alexander WHYTE

Regimental number2752
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressBolgart, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.8
Height5' 5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M J Whyte, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
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
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1917
Place of burialLa Laiterie Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No 14), Kemmel, Flanders, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Family/military connectionsFather: 2751 Pte Alexander WHYTE, 51st Bn, returned to Australia, 14 June 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHYTE Alexander

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