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William BARRETT

Regimental number1519
Place of birthBolton England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressPelaw Main PO via West Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, E Barrett Sen, 103 Lawn Street, Bolton Lancashire, England
Enlistment date22 April 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

Date of death11 October 1946

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