William BRITT

BRITT, William

Service Numbers: 270, Commissioned Officer
Enlisted: 17 August 1914, Midland Junction
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
Born: Toodyay, Western Australia, Australia, 9 June 1893
Home Town: Toodyay, Toodyay, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Fitter (WA Railways)
Died: Gun shot wounds, Morlancourt, France, 10 June 1918, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery
XIII. D. 4.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Midland Railway Workshops Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

17 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 270, 11th Infantry Battalion, Midland Junction
2 Nov 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 270, 11th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Fremantle embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 270, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Bomb wound right hip
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 270, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
28 Jan 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 11th Infantry Battalion
29 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Corporal, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
1 Jun 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
14 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, 270, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), Mouquet Farm, Shell shock
8 Feb 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
7 Aug 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
10 Jun 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lieutenant, Commissioned Officer, 51st Infantry Battalion (WW1), "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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