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Albert Oscar BRITTEN

Regimental number3419
SchoolSorrell Creek State School, New Norfolk, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNew Norfolk, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Britten, Molesworth, New Norfolk, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date14 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied as a result of accident 13 November 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Oscar spelt Osker
Age at death20
Place of burialBeirut British War Cemetery (Grave No. 351), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary BRITTEN, Lovell Creek, New Norfolk, Tasmania

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