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White, John Richard (2064) aka Dick

Place of Birth: Abbotsford, VIC

Age: 18 years 6 months

Enlistment Details: Saturday, 19 June 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2064            view online service record

Fire Station, Liardet Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
John White (father)
Fire Station, Liardet Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 6 September 1915
Ship: HMAT Ballarat A70
Port: Sydney, NSW
Unit: 2nd Field Company Engineers – 10th Reinforcements

RTA: Wednesday, 9 February 1916
Discharged: Sunday, 4 June 1916

James Richard White, better known as Dick, was the eldest son of John White, the station-keeper of the Port Melbourne Fire Brigade and prior to enlisting he worked at John Danks and Sons.

1915 ‘Presentation to Soldier.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 14 August, p. 2, viewed 30 July, 2015,

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