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William Albert PETTIT

Regimental number3617
Place of birthAlbany Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLumper
AddressBusselton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Edward Pettit, Busselton, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 July 1916
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
153
Family/military connectionsBrother: 62852 Pte Stanley Phillip PETTIT, Western Australian Reinforcement 3, embarked, 29 October 1918; ship recalled.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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