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Albert BARRETT

Regimental number680
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
Address213 Elswick Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinBapt, Mrs A Barrett, 233 Elswick Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date30 March 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Hororata', 29 July 1915; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, neck and shoulder), Sydney, 30 March 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 May 1951
Age at death59
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRETT Albert

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