Joseph Allan WHITTLE

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WHITTLE, Joseph Allan

Service Number: 3520
Enlisted: 26 July 1915, Enlisted at Keswick
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dorset, England , United Kingdom, 1882
Home Town: Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Ironmonger
Died: died of illness - Diarrhoea, Belgium, 24 October 1917
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XX11, Row A, Grave 13
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3520, Enlisted at Keswick
27 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3520, 10th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
27 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3520, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Benalla, Adelaide
26 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 50th Infantry Battalion
16 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, SN 3520, 50th Infantry Battalion, Shell wounds to the back - severe
23 Mar 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 50th Infantry Battalion
24 Oct 1917: Involvement Sergeant, SN 3520, 50th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address ath the time of enlistment was 114 Botanic Terrace, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA

Son of Maud Whittle of Warehan, South Street, Dorset, England

Joseph had apprenticed to J. H. Drew & Co. England

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