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Albert BARTLETT

Regimental number736
Place of birthLang Lang, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationButcher
AddressBenalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bartlett, Warragul, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme Sector, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 30), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Foster and Emma Maria BARTLETT, 64 Condell Street, Fitzroy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5976 Pte John Foster BARTLETT, 24th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 July 1919; Cousins: 6004 Pte George William BARTLETT, 11th Bn, killed in action, 26 February 1917; 2230 Pte Samuel Ernest CLISSOLD, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 15 August 1915; two other cousins died in the war.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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