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Thomas Charles Herbert BRITT

Regimental number1114
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolKew State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Britt, 64 Disraeli Street, Kew, Victoria
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2127
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Machine Gun Company
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Bravery and devotion to duty as stretcher bearer at Pozieres
Recommendation date: 1 August 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLanded at Gallipoli, 25 April 1915. Won the Military Medal at Pozieres, France, 1916.
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row J, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ellen and the late John BRITT, 699 High Street, Kew, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 503 Pte James Michell BRITT, 2nd Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.

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