|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Address||Irymple, Mildura, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Charlotte Barnett, 180 Crumlan Road, Belfast, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Mildura, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/41/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||3rd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Suffolk', 2 August 1915; taken on strength of 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 2 September 1915; to be Temporary Driver, Marakeb, 24 June 1917; rank reverts to Private, Abasan, 28 August 1917; to be Temporary Driver, 10 September 1917; placed on supernumerary list to complete establishment, Shellal, at which rank reverts to Private, 19 September 1917; to be Temporary Driver, 24 September 1917; rank reverted to Private, 28 September 1917; moved out from Belah, 6 March 1918; marched into Details Camp, Moascar, 7 March 1918; moved out to Alexandria, 18 March 1918; proceeded on leave to France, 24 May 1918; disembarked Alexandria, 17 August 1918, and marched into Australian Medical Corps Details Depot, Moascar, 18 August 1918; moved out, 29 August 1918, and rejoined 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance from leave, 30 August 1918.
Admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 28 September 1918; transferred to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 29 September 1918 (sand fly fever); discharged to duty, 4 October 1918; rejoined unit from hospital, 14 October 1918.
Found guilty in the field, 27 November 1918, of conduct to the prejudice of good conduct and military order, 27 November 1918: awarded 14 days' pay; to be Temporary Corporal whilst awaiting leave, Zagazig, 17 May 1919.
Embarked Kantara on HT 'Oxfordshire' and commenced return to Australia, 10 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 13 August 1919. Discharged Melbourne, 12 October 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARNETT William Thomas|