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Alfred John BRETT

Regimental number2875
Place of birthSussex, England
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School, Hellingly, Sussex, England
Age on arrival in Australia26
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, A. Brett, The Croft, Lower Dicken, Sussex, England
Enlistment date6 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in France from bronchitis and asthma.
FateDied of disease 21 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSt. Marie Cemetery (Div. 3, Row B, Grave No. 13), Le Havre, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and rebecca BRETT, Lower Dicker, Suzzex, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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