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William Reubin BARTLETT

Regimental number2558
Place of birthWardell New South Wales
Other NamesBARTLETT, William Reuben
SchoolPublic School, Wardell, Richmond River, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBallina, Richmond River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Bushell, Ballina, Richmond River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19-22 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXVII, Row A, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Oliver and Elizabeth Louisa BARTLETT. Born at Wardell, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10 Pte Ray BARTLETT, 26th Bn, died from the effects of gas, 5 September 1920, after 4 years' active service.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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