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Edward Thomas White was born in Buangor, VIC and was a Tram conductor in Ballarat when he enlisted in 13th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement on 8 July 1915 at the age of 23. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915. He moved on to France in June 1916 where he was attached to the 1st Anzac Army Corps Light Horse Regiment. In August 1917 he transferred to the 2nd Division Ammunition Column and continued to serve without injury, although in mid-1918 he was hospitalised for more than a month suffering from dysentery. After the war he returned to Australia on the Runic, disembarking at Melbourne on June 10th 1919.
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