Gordon Wellesley WHITE

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WHITE, Gordon Wellesley

Service Number: 5455
Enlisted: 11 January 1916, Blackboy Hill, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hallett, South Australia, 9 April 1889
Home Town: Clare, Clare and Gilbert Valleys, South Australia
Schooling: Stanley Flat State School, South Australia
Occupation: Storekeeper, Westonia, Western Australia
Died: Killed in action, France, 11 April 1917, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MEMORIAL, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balaklava Anglican Church WW1 Honour Board, Clare WW1 Memorial Arch, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)

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World War 1 Service

11 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, SN 5455, Blackboy Hill, Perth, Western Australia
17 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5455, 16th Infantry Battalion
17 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5455, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Fremantle
13 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 16th Infantry Battalion
11 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 5455, 16th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (First)
11 Apr 1917: Involvement Corporal, SN 5455, 16th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Wounded SN 5455, 16th Infantry Battalion

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