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Clarence Bertie BRETT

Regimental number2215
Place of birthCroydon, England
Age on arrival in Australia32
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommercial traveller
AddressGrand Central Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinBrother, Lionel Brett, Ford Street, Edmonton, London, England
Enlistment date17 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22-25 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death24 July 1916
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 19), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Esther BRETT; husband of Jessie St. John BRETT-BUSH, 14 Elizabeth Street, Ashfield, New South Wales. Native of Croydon, England

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