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Andrew Bernard BRITTON

Regimental number13013
Place of birthWalgett New South Wales
SchoolSt Joseph's (Catholic) College, Hunter's Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address296 Military Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Dorothy E Britton, 'Glenbower', Silver Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAuxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 1, Section 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/113/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho-pneumonia, 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, France.
FateDied of disease 10 November 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death10 November 1918
Age at death28.6
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Patrick and Delia BRITTON; husband of Dorothy E. BRITTON, "Glenroy", 124 Silver Street, Marrickville, New South Wales. Native of Walgett, New South Wales
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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