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Ernest BARRETT

Regimental number7686
Place of birthAston, England
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationSaddler
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8"
Weight146 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Barrett, Cooma North, Cumberland Street, Liverpool, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 December 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 December 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 22 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death8 February 1921
Place of burialBrandwood End Cemetery (C.I."C".1248), Birmingham, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Died while Absent Without Leave: declared an illegal absentee. Authority for inclusion on the Roll of Honour contained in the minutes of the 49th meeting of the AWM Board, Melbourne, 10 December 1956 (file 746/1/8).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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