Gervase Herbert (Jervase Hubert) WHITEHEAD

WHITEHEAD, Gervase Herbert (Jervase Hubert)

Service Number: 1079
Enlisted: 3 March 1915, Moorabbin, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Lefroy, Tasmania, 11 September 1882
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Mackay, Queensland, 26 July 1949, aged 66 years
Cemetery: Mackay Cemetery, Qld
Presbyterian section
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

3 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1079, Moorabbin, Victoria
10 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1079, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1079, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1079, 21st Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
30 Jul 1916: Wounded Private, SN 1079, 21st Infantry Battalion, Pozières, GSW (arm)
23 Jul 1918: Wounded Private, SN 1079, 21st Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", 2nd occasion - Gas
30 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1079, 21st Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

NOTE: The first and second Given Names have been transcribed incorrectly on the Embarkation Roll. The names have been amended to accord with the names as completed on the formal Attestation Paper within the Service Record - Gervase Herbert. Correction undertaken by RSL Virtual War Memorial Chiref Moderator, Ausgust 2016.