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William Alfred BRAMPTON

Regimental number5496
Place of birthWaratah, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressZeehan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, W Brampton, Argent Tram, Zeehan, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameTunnelling Companies, October 1916, Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Tunnelling Company
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5495 Sapper Thomas Tasman BRAMPTON, 1st Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 21 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 January 1955
Place of burialZeehan Cemetery

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