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Wilfred James BURFITT

Regimental number6356
Date of birth6 November 1898
Place of birthPort Broughton, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressBute, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.8
Height5' 9"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E A Burfitt, Bute, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 July 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Discharge date17 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Delta', 24 January 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 17 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S37869.
Date of death1963
Age at death65
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURFITT Wilfred James

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