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Lindsey Lyle BARNETT

Regimental number231
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressLaura Bay via Smoky Bay, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 4.25"
Weight141 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Barnett, Laura Bay via Smoky Bay, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date10 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orontes', 15 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 10 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 February 1972
Age at death78
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNETT Lindsey Lyle

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