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Marsey Waterhouse BARRETT

Regimental number2783
Date of birth17 April 1893
Place of birthWaterhouse Island, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWhitemarsh, Flinders Island, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinBrother, Thomas Hugh Barrett, Whitemarsh, Flinders Island, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
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Parents: Samuel Know and Theodosia Mary BARRETT
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 April 1940
Age at death47
Place of burialWhitemark Cemetery, Tasmania

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