Allan Claude WHITNEY

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WHITNEY, Allan Claude

Service Number: 1111
Enlisted: 1 October 1914, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Campbell Town, Tasmania, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Campbell Town, Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Schooling: Campbell Town State School, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Enteric Fever, Egypt, 18 June 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row M, Grave 80, Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Campbell Town Roll of Honour, Campbell Town St. Luke's Church War Memorial, Campbell Town St. Luke's Church War Shrine, Campbell Town War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1111, 15th Infantry Battalion, Claremont, Tasmania
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1111, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1111, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
18 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1111, 15th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Joseph Thomas and Mary Whitney of Campbell Town, Tasmania; brother of Elsie Whitney

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal