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Algernon Wasbol James BRITTON

Regimental number6295
Place of birthSt Lawrence Queensland
SchoolSt Lawrence State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSt Lawrence, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs Violet Alice Britton, Rolleston, Springsure, Queensland
Enlistment date14 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 14), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Wascoe Henry Algernon BRITTON and Alison Marie HARVEY-FRANK; Wife: Violet Alice WHITCHER, Taroom, Queensland. Native of St. Lawrence, Queensland~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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