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William Alfred WHITNEY

Regimental number6915A
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
AddressFitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 8.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. M.R. Whitney, 13 Victoria Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 20th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III.Row A.Grave No. 36), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, WHITNEY William Alfred

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