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Regimental number1874
Place of birthMilton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMilton, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Bartlett, Milton, South Coast, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 2 June 1919
Discharge date4 September 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 22 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, 18 July 1916. Marched in to 12th Training Bn, Rollestone, 19 July 1916.

Proceeded overseas to France, 20 November 1916. Taken on strength, 45th Bn, 4 December 1916. Transferred to 4th Division Salvage Company, 10 January 1917. On leave to England, 13 November 1917; rejoined unit, 29 November 1917.

Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 1 December 1917; transferred to 2nd Canadian General Hospital, Le Treport, 1 December 1917; to 39th General Hospital, Havre, 4 December 1917; to Base Depot, 5 February 1918: total treatment for venereal disease, 67 days.

On leave to England, 28 December 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 15 January 1919.

Marched out for return to Australia, 15 April 1919; commenced return to Australia on board 'Beltana', 2 June 1919; arrived Melbourne, 19 July 1919; discharged, 4 September 1919. Total overseas service: 1154 days.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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