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Regimental number2731
Place of birthManchester, Lancashire, England
SchoolPrestwich Wesleyan School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
AddressSemaphore Read, Semaphore, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Britton, Semaphore Road, Semaphore, South Australia
Enlistment date28 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 12), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Lillyan BRITTON; husband of Mary BRITTON, Woodlands, Rainsough, Prestwick, Manchester, England

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