William Whelan

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 17.09.1914
  • Place of enlistment: Sydney, NSW
  • Service no: 215
  • Rank: Sapper
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Australian Engineers
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Field Company
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 40
  • Date of Death: 25.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 1877
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 97 Peddie Street, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Georgina Whelan

  • Father:

    Patrick Whelan

  • Siblings:

    Michael & Patrick

  • Spouse:

    Margaret Whelan, 97 Peddie St, Dundee

  • Children:

    Georgina, born 1897.

More about William Whelan

This man served as William Patrick Allen. For more information on William, visit his Service Record.

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William Whelan   215   Australian Engineers

WHELAN—In loving memory of Sapper William Whelan, Australian Engineers, who fell in action, 25th July, 1916, dearly beloved husband of Margaret Whelan, 97 Peddie Street. – Inserted by his sorrowing widow and family.

Dundee People’s Journal 28th July 1917

Information researched and supplied by Gary Thomson, further information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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