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Wilfred BARNETT

Regimental number2158
Place of birthKoo Wee Rup, Victoria
SchoolBunyip State School No 2229, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address4 Cameron Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, William Barnett, 4 Cameron Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death16 August 1916
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot H, Row D, Grave No. 61), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
95
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma Jane BARNETT, Camera Street, Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia

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