|Place of birth||Gunnedah, New South Wales|
|School||Narrabri West Public School, New South Wales|
|Address||Cooma, West Narrabri, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, J Witt, Cooma, West Narrabri, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Narrabri, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/20/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to and proceeded to join 2nd Bn, Zeitoun, 14 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
Found guilty, 7 April; 1916, of being absent from 0800 to 1915 (11 hours 15 minutes); disobedience of orders; drunk; using threatening language to an NCO: awarded 14 days' Field Punishment No 2, and forfeited 1 day's pay under Royal Warrant.
Found guilty, 27 May 1916, of disobedience of orders, viz. absent from Billet at 2100, 26 May 1916: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 1.
Admitted to Detention Barracks, 28 May 1916; rejoined Bn, 2 June 1916.
Killed in action, 24 July 1916.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Buried in Vicinity of Pozieres (Sheet 57 D. SE) X5-X4.' Grave subsequently lost.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2555, WITT Charles Adolphus|