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William Stanley Gordon BRITTAIN

Regimental number1783
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDalby, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Clara Brittain, Cobalt Street, Railway Town, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 September 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William Stanley
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death25 August 1976

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