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Thomas Richard BRITTAIN

Regimental number783
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
SchoolPublic School, Wellington, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address91 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinSister, Mrs G Maguire, 91 South Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Fargo Hospital, Rollestone.
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1917
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialDurrington Cemetery (Grave No. 235), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
65
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Frances BRITTAIN. Born at Wellington, Bunbury, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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