Sydney Fox WHITE

WHITE, Sydney Fox

Service Number: 2267
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Snowtown, South Australia, 1883
Home Town: Kadina, Copper Coast, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, France , 22 October 1917
Cemetery: Mont Huon Military Cemetery, le Treport, France
Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Haute-Normandie, France
Memorials: Athelstone Memorial Hall, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kadina War Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

9 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 2267, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Miltiades embarkation_ship_number: A28 public_note: ''
9 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 2267, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Modbury High School

Sydney Fox WHITE was the son of  Mr Edmund WHITE and Adelaide WHITE. He was born in 1883 in Snowtown South Australia. His hometown was Kadina, Copper Coast - South Australia, Australia. White’s religion was Church of England. Before enlisting in Sydney, Fox WHITE was working as a labourer. At the age of 34 Sydney Fox WHITE enlisted in the 51st Battalion on the 24th March 1916.

Sydney Fox WHITE with the 51st Battalion fought at the Battle of Broadside on 4 October 1917. Sydney Fox WHITE was taken on strength 51st Battalion from 4th Reinforcement 51st Battalion (GD) Unfortunately, he suffered wounds from gas poisoning which killed him in France on the 22nd October. He was buried in the British graveyard ‘Mont Huon near Le Treport, grave No. N643a.



His service history:

9th August 1916: Involvement, SN 2267, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Third Ypres

9th August 1916 Embarked, SN 2267, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), HMAT Miltiades, Fremantle