James Allan WHYTE

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WHYTE, James Allan

Service Number: 1954
Enlisted: 2 March 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 5th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Second Valley, South Australia, 8 March 1891
Home Town: Boothby, Cleve, South Australia
Schooling: Boothby Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 30 November 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Bernafay Wood British Cemetery, Montauban
Memorials: Angaston WW1 & WW2 War Memorial, Arno Bay WW1 Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cleve WW1 Honor Roll, Cleve War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1954, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1954, 5th Pioneer Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1954, 5th Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
30 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1954, 5th Pioneer Battalion

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE J. A. WHYTE.

The late Private J. A. Whyte was a son of Mr. J. T. Whyte, of Boothby, West Coast. He was 25 years of age, and was highly esteemed by a wide circle of friends. He was a good all-round athlete and fine horseman. Private Whyte enlisted early this year, and after serving in Egypt went to France, where he did conspicuous work. He died of wounds received in action on November 30." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 30 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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