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Charles Richard BARRETT

Regimental number516
Place of birthBurraga New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, John Albert Barrett, Mareeba, Queensland
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 22/12/15. Taken on strength, 42nd Bn, 3/5/16.
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death10 June 1917
Age at death31
Place of burialBethlehem Farm East Cemetery (Row A, Grave 20), Messines, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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