William Jess Knox BRITTAIN

BRITTAIN, William Jess Knox

Service Number: 2623
Enlisted: 14 August 1916, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Springsure, Queensland, 31 July 1897
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway porter
Died: Natural causes, Queensland, Australia, 4 November 1955, aged 58 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

14 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, Rockhampton, Queensland
27 Oct 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 47th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
27 Oct 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 47th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 47th Infantry Battalion, Messines, GSW (right hand)
27 Mar 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 47th Infantry Battalion, Dernancourt/Ancre, 2nd occasion - Shell wound (hand)
2 May 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 47th Infantry Battalion, Merris (France), 3rd occasion (gassed)
8 Jul 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 48th Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 48th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days", 4th occasion - GSW (arm)
22 Jun 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2623, 48th Infantry Battalion

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