|Place of birth||Warragul, Victoria|
|School||Warragul State School, Victoria|
|Address||'Sylvia', Carlisle Crescent, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, John J Brittain, 'Sylvia', Carlisle Crescent, Oakleigh, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||29th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/46/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||29th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||23|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 75), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: John Iliffe and Emma BRITTAIN, 'Latrobe', Sutherland Street, Murrumbeena, Victoria. Born at Warragul, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 10 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 7 December 1915.
Taken on strength of 29th Bn, Serapeum, 13 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Killed in action, 20 July 1916.
Buried Eaton Hall Cemetery by Reverend George Cranston, 20 July 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Miscellaneous details||Name recorded incorrectly on embarkation roll as BRITTIAN.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BRITTAIN William|