John Woods Whittle, VC

Date of birth1883-08-03 Huon Island, TAS 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1899  2nd Imperial Bushmen 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1900  Royal Navy - served as stoker in various ships on the Australian Station. 
Date returned to Australia  1900   
Date of discharge  1905   
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1905  Rejoined the Army. 
Other units  1915-03  12 Battalion. 
Date promoted  1915-03-14  Appointed Corporal. 
Date promoted  1915-04-13  Appointed Lance Sergeant. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1915-08-06  Posted as a reinforcement to 26 Battalion. 
Date wounded  1916-06-18   
Date promoted  1916-10-14  Appointed Sergeant. 
Date of honour or award  1917-02  Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal for gallantry in the assault on the villages of Le Barque and Ligny-Thilloy. 
Date of honour or award  1917-04-08 - 1917-04-15  Awarded Victoria Cross for action at West of Boursies and Lagnicourt, France whilst serving with 12 Battalion, 3 Brigade, 1 Division as a Sergeant. 
Date wounded  1918-03   
Date wounded  1918-07   
Date of discharge  1918-12-15   
Date of death1946-03-02 Glebe, NSW