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Regimental number2275
Place of birthMile End, London, England
SchoolMile End SBFL (until age 14)
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMaster painter
AddressWithers Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rose Barrell, Ilford Cottage, Withers Street, West Wallsend, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 3.5 years as a Corporal in the 1st Essex Volunteers; 1 year in the Territorial Force in Ilford, Essex, England.
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1916
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 November 1917
Place of death or woundingLe Touquet sector, France
Date of death13 November 1917
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialMotor Car Corner Cemetery (Row A, Grave 38), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Lutman and Alice BARRELL, husband of Rose BARRELL, 46 Tyrrel Street, Newcastle, New South Wales. Native of Mile End, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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