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Oliver Charles BRITTON

Regimental number2915
Place of birthGoondiwindi Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBridge carpenter
AddressMitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Sydney Britton, Mitchell PO, Mitchell, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1884 Pte John Reginald BRITTON, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 8 April 1919; 1885 Pte James Sydney BRITTON, 26th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 2939 Pte Clive Norman BRITTON, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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