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Victor BARNETT

Regimental number610
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Braybrook, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressDevonshire Road, Sunshine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 8.75"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinBrother, James Barnett, Morris Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
48
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William C and Elizabeth BARNETT. Native of Braybrook, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Killed in action, 22 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNETT Victor

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