James Edward WHITE

WHITE, James Edward

Service Number: 922
Enlisted: 5 September 1914, Enlisted at Rosebery Park, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 1882
Home Town: Newcastle, Hunter Region, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Coal Trimmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 31 May 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 111, Row F, Grave 1 Rev. A. Gillison officiated, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kurri Kurri War Memorial, Newcastle (Gardner Memorial) War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

5 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 922, 13th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Rosebery Park, NSW
22 Dec 1914: Involvement Private, 922, 13th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked Private, 922, 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James and Catherine White of Newcastle, NSW

In 1907c James married Esther May Hugo in the district of Wallsend

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

Served with the Irish Rifles for 10 years