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William Jess Knox BRITTAIN

Regimental number2623
Place of birthSpringsure Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPorter
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen Brittain, Wowan, Dawson Valley Line, Queensland
Enlistment date14 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William Jess

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