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Rupert BARTLEY

Regimental number816
Place of birthCooma, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCompositor
Address70 Kalem Terrace, New Canterbury Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 9.5"
Weight129 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Bartley, 70 Kalem Terrace, New Canterbury Road, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport Berrima on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Heavy Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Mary Blake BARTLEY. Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts.
Discharge date19 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Lyttleton', 19 October 1917; discharged (medically unfit: wounded, shrapnel wound, head), Sydney, 19 January 1918.

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death30 August 1936
Age at death40
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Sec. R.C. 12, 167), Sydney, New South Wales

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