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  Spirits of Gallipoli - Ernest WHATTON WHATTON, Ernest Bartholomew

Spirits of Gallipoli - Ernest WHATTON

 

Spirits of Gallipoli - Ernest WHATTON
Unit 13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcements Rank Private
Date of Enlistment 20 January 1915 Service no. 2040
Date of Death 8 August 1915 Place of Death  
Age 21    
Cemetery NZ No. 2 Outpost Details Special Memorial 30
Epitaph Their glory shall not be blotted out
Next of Kin (Mother) WHATTON Henry Address 99 Bowman St, Pyrmont NSW
Parents Henry and Norah Whatton Address 99 Bowman St, Pyrmont NSW | Later 165 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW
Date of Birth 1894 Place of birth NSW Sydney

General

Whatton's  mother wrote to various people in March 1916, 1 June 1916 and 10 April 1921, seeking a photograph of her son's grave.  She also wrote on 25 February 1917, January 1919 and February 1919 seeking his belongings.  It is unclear whether she ever received anything.

Army Service papers, National Archives of Australia B2455 WHATTON E B (source 8)

Other Sources

     
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   The Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper, 16 September 1915 (source 24)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   The Sydney Mail Newspaper, 29 September 1915, page 11 (source 15)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   Photo Spirits of Gallipoli - Photo   The Daily Telegraph Newspaper, 17 September 1915, page 9 (source 70)
Spirits of Gallipoli - News   Newspaper article Spirits of Gallipoli - News   The Sydney Morning Herald Newspaper, 15 September 1915 (source 24)
Spirits of Gallipoli - News   Newspaper article Spirits of Gallipoli - News   The Daily Telegraph Newspaper, 16 September 1915, page 9 (source 70)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Family Details   Family details Spirits of Gallipoli - Family Details   Spirits of Gallipoli
Spirits of Gallipoli - Headstone   Headstone Spirits of Gallipoli - Headstone   Gallipoli Photographic Expedition, 2009 (source 183)
Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Various Spirits of Gallipoli - Various   Australian War Memorial, ACT, Panel 71 (source 14)
 

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