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Kenneth Knight BARNETT

Regimental number184
Place of birthSilverton New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, North Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurveyors assistant
Address41 The Crescent, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinR.M Barnett, 41 The Crescent, Manly,
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at the the first landing at Gallipoli, 25/4/15. After more than three months in hospital in Egypt he returned to Gallipoli, and was killed while on observation duty in the trenches almost the first night after his return to duty.
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death9 August 1915
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 22), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Nelson and Ada hargrave BARNETT, "Yarradale", Fordholm Road, Hawthorne, Victoria. Native of Wenthworth, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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