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George Albert BRERETON

Regimental number1625
Date of birth6 January 1889
Place of birthCondowie Plains, South Australia
SchoolBoucat Public School, near Barunga, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWharminda, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Hyslop Brerton, Clare, South Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName spelled BRERTON on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death2 July 1968
Age at death79
Place of burialVerran Cemetery, District of Cleve, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
SourcesE. Masters, 'The Brereton Story' (Adelaide, 1983), p. 75.

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