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Joseph William BARNETT

Regimental number4135
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolGold Street State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPerry Street, Alphington, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs J W Barnett, Perry Street, Alphington, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 29 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death24 July 1916
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery, (Plot L, Row B, Grave No. 46), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr and Mrs Josiah William BARNETT, husband of Rose BARNETT, Perry Street, Alphington, Victoria. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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