Herbert Harold White

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Herbert Harold White
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Personal Information
Date of Birth 30 Dec 1897
Place of Birth Barnet, Hertfordshire, England
Death 29 Oct 1962
Place of Death Cannington, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 42 years, 10 months
Occupation Labourer
Religion Church of England
Address William street, Armadale, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs. Annie Caroline White
Military Information
Reg Number W28957
Date of Enlistment 21 Oct 1940
Rank Private
Unit/Formation Kit Stores
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia
Medals War Medal 1939-45
Australian Service Medal 1939-45

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1925 'Beambine', Pingelly, farm hand; 1936 at William street, Armadale, labourer

War Service

Herbert enlisted at the Recruit Reception Depot in Claremont on 21 Oct 1940 and taken on as a member of Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot staff until 2 Mar 1943 when he was transferred to D Sub Store, HQ Australian Kit Store's 6th Section. On 1 Jul 1943 he was declared to be proficiency and received a pay increase.

On 26 Jun 1944 he was admitted to the 110th Australian Base Hospital and they transferred him to the 118th Australian General Hospital at Northam on 7 Jul 1944 where he was diagnosed as having a Gastric Ulcer, and as such he was recommended for discharge when released from hospital. On 18 Sep 1944 he was released from hospital and transferred to the Western Command Recruit Reception & General Details Depot's Discharge Section. On 22 Oct 1944 Herbert was discharged.

Post War


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