We remember Joseph Rupert Whitely

We remember Joseph Rupert Whitely

Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Hollinwood,Creswick, Victoria Australia Source:9538721 Source:8429973 1894
1915
employment Miner Creswick, Victoria Australia Source:9538721 7th July 1915
1915
enlistment Melbourne Victoria Australia Source:8429973 7th July 1915
1915
service Australian Imperial Force Private 3959 12th 8th Reinforcements Source:8429973 4th November 1915 - 26th May 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8429973 4th April 1916 - 28th July 1916
1916
service Australian Imperial Force Private 3959 8th Battalion Source:8429973 26th May 1916 - 28th July 1916
service Australian Imperial Force 3959 Source:8429973
1916
death Killed in Action Burial place, unit (8th Battalion, A.I.F.) and date of death show that he was killed during the Battle of Pozieres during the Somme Offensive. the vicinity of the Albert-Bapaume Road France Source:8429973 28th July 1916
burial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Villers Bretonneux Cemetry Buried north of the Albert Baupaume Road France Source:8429973

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Joseph Rupert
Initials JR
Last Name Whitely
Source 8429973
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 3959
Australian Imperial Force 3959 12th 8th Reinforcements Private
Australian Imperial Force 3959 8th Battalion Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Whitely mother
Joseph Lester WHITELY father
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fair Blue Fair
DateHeightSource
1915-07 5'11"

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia
Australian Imperial Force Embarkation Roll 1914-1918 Transcription Sue138235

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