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Reginald Woorayl BARRATT

Regimental number2186
Place of birthKoonwarra, Victoria
SchoolLeongatha State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressToora, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Rose Barratt, Toora, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularChaplain, 5th Battalion, wrote: Barratt was killed by a long range artillery shell as he and others were leaving the lines for the billets. He was wounded in the legs and one arm, and subsequently died after giving the chaplain his mother's address in Australia.
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1918
Date of death24 September 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row G, Grave 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Mary Rose BARRATT, 57 St. George's Road, Elsternwick, Victoria, Australia. Born at Toora, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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