James A Witheridge

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† Witheridge, Gunner James A.

“Stafford Villa” Lincoln Street, Campsie.

Enlisted in Victoria.

Casualty List SMH 15/10/1917 Killed in Action at Gallipoli 25/4/1915 On Active Service.

SMH 21/9/1918 Witheridge - In fond memory of Gunner James A. Witheridge, killed in landing, Gallipoli, April 25, 1915; also Frederick J. Witheridge, chief stoker, HMS Vanguard, killed July 9, 1917; also Private W.H. Witheridge, killed September 20, 1917.

Henry Witheridge, father of above, died March 17, 1915.

Until the day breaks and the shadows flee

My loved ones.

Inserted by the loving wife and their mother, Mrs H. Witheridge, Private H.H. Witheridge (returned, AIF), Dorothy and Albert.

Roll of Honour, Canterbury District.

Killed in action.


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Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Every name is linked to an editable version of the individual’s biography copied from the Canterbury’s Boys book. These editable biographical files have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002