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William Gordon BRERETON

Regimental number1787
Place of birthAvoca, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressAvoca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Brereton, Avoca, Victoria
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 February 1965

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