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William Edward BROTHERTON

Regimental number7697
Place of birthRocky Hall New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairy farmer
AddressCamperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr G Brotherton, Post Office, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialLa Chapeletta British Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 2), Peronne, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward George and Martha BROTHERTON, Francis Street, Merrylands, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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