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Regimental number625
Place of birthSomerset England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPort Road, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rose Elizabeth Britton, Port Road, Hindmarsh, South Australia
Enlistment date18 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 September 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2793 Bertie BRITTON, 4th Pioneer Bn, killed in action, Albert, France, 3 August 1916; Edward BRITTON, returned to Australia, d. Keswick Hospital, SA from war injuries; Ernest BRITTON, Somerset Regiment, killed in action, France; 4140 Frederick BRITTON, 12th Bn, killed in action, France, 3 August 1916.

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