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William Henry BARNETT

Regimental number2679
Place of birthBurnie, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor driver
AddressWaratah, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W H Barnett, Bathurst Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date13 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Makarini on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Rollact MT Company
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Date of death16 June 1959
Place of burialCairns Civil Cemetery

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