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Charles Howard BARNETT

Regimental number4732
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address12 Young Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 4.25"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Barnett, 12 Young Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 9th Australian Light Horse; not serving in any military unit at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date28 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Argyllshire', 9 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, chest), Melbourne, 28 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 May 1973
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNETT Charles Howard

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