Oliver Richard WHITING

WHITING, Oliver Richard

Service Number: 1875
Enlisted: 24 March 1916, Enlisted at Sydney
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 36th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1905
Home Town: Chatswood, Willoughby, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Workman at the Mint
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 9 June 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave, Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Royal Mint Sydney Branch HR
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World War 1 Service

24 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1875, Enlisted at Sydney
4 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 1875, 36th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Sydney embarkation_ship_number: A15 public_note: ''
4 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 1875, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Richard Thomas and Theresa Whiting, of "Aola," Gordon Rd., Chatswood, New South Wales.

18 January 1917 - Taken on strength 36 Battalion

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal