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Edward Frank Joseph BARRETT

Regimental number2581
Place of birthGuernsey, Channel Isles
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jane Barrett, 2 Mount Pleasant, Ronge Rue, Guernsey, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death2 December 1916
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot X, Row N, Grave No. 5), Longueval, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William F.J. and Jane BARRETTR, 2 Mount Pleasant Villas, Rue Rouge, Guernsey, Channel Isles
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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