Herbert James BARRETT

Regimental number1797
Place of birthElmore, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Barrett, 29 York Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 9 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted, 27 March 1916 - 44th Bn, 2nd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 44th Bn, 10 November 1916.
FateKilled in Action 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death8 June 1917
Age at death32
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row P, Grave 3), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal