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Frederick George BARNETT

SchoolMount Victoria Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingStott and Hoare's Business College, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank manager
AddressGuthrie Winchcombe Avenue, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs F G Barnett, Guthrie Winchcombe Avenue, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment dateNO ENTRY
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 2 October 1916

Mention in Despatches

Recommendation date: 9 September 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularTwice Mentioned in Despatches. When killed had been Adjutant, 7th Battalion, for two years.Was at the Gallipoli evacuation.
FateKilled in Action 2 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death2 August 1918
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 8), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederic James and Elizabeth Caroline BARNETT (Mother also listed as Mrs F.G), The Post Office, Newcastle, New South Wales. Born at Araluen, New South Wales
Other details

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

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