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Ernest William BARNETT

Regimental number1
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address69 Auburn Road, Auburn, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10.5"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Louis Barnett, 69 Auburn Road, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in Senior Cadets and 1 and a half years in the Light Horse, Citizen's Military Force
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNETT Ernest William

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