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Leslie Roy BARRETT

Regimental number2440
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Perth, Western Australia
OccupationFarm hand
AddressPO, Bridgetown, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, R H Barrett, 26 Marlborough Street, East Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularSon of Richard Henry and Elizabeth Jane Barrett, 121 Raglan Road, Perth, Western Australia
FateKilled in Action 5 February 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death5 February 1917
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBeaulencourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave 19), Ligny-Thilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard Henry and Elizabeth Jane BARRETT, 121 Raglan Road, Peth, Western Australia

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