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William Muir WHYTE

Regimental number2524
Place of birthPrahan, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address21 Lorne Road, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 6.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Euphemia Lilian Whyte, Bayview Road, East Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets. VE
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Discharge date6 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'China', 4 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne 8 June 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 6 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 November 1919
Age at death82
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHYTE William Muir

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