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William BRITT

Regimental number270
Place of birthToodyay, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressPadbury Terrace, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mary Britt, Toodyay, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row D, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Anne BRITT, Toodyay, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: [4380] Lt Charles Thomas BRITT, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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