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Regimental number5515
Place of birthBright, Victoria
SchoolAlbury Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Street, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, H Bartleson, North Street, Albury, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAlbury, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Brigade Australian Field Artillery
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Killed in Action date was incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as 26th September 1916.
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death26 July 1916
Age at death19
Place of burialGordon Dump Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 7), Ovillers-La Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Mabel Rebecca BARTLESON, Engleheardt Street, Albury, New South Wales. Native of Bright, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARTLESON John Henry

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