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Regimental number7948
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Claremont, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressClaremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, M Barnett, Victoria Avenue, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date23 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 August 1918
Place of death or woundingLihons, France
Date of death10 August 1918
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeath Cemetery, (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Montague and Julia Florence BARNETT, 674 Hay Street, Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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