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Elliott Alexander BARNETT

Regimental number1789
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolNorthcote State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCabinetmaker
AddressNorthcote, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinWife, Mrs Janet Lilian Barnett, 20 Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateDied of disease 21 February 1919
Place of death or woundingAbbeville, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 50), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
176
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Ebenezer and Jane BARNETT, husband of Jane L. BARNETT, Lakes Entrance, Victoria, Australia. Native of Northcote, Victoria~
Family/military connectionsBrother: 61 Pte Stirling Ferguson BARNETT, 6th Bn, killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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