George WHYTE

WHYTE, George

Service Number: 3247
Enlisted: 23 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia , date not yet discovered
Home Town: Ipswich, Queensland
Schooling: Stae School, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Shunter
Died: Illness, France, 29 October 1918, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension
Grave IV. K. 17. INSCRIPTION THE STRIFE IS O'ER THE BATTLE DONE NOW IS THE VICTOR'S TRIUMPH , Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension, Abbeville, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ipswich Soldier's Memorial Hall Great War, Ipswich Western Suburbs War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

23 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3247
30 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 3247, 25th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Itonus embarkation_ship_number: A50 public_note: ''
30 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 3247, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane
29 Oct 1918: Involvement Private, 3247, 26th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3247 awm_unit: 26th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-10-29

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 34 and the son of Henry Mollinson Whyte and Margaret Hucherson Whyte; husband of Mrs. M. M. Whyte, of Omar St., Ipswich.