|Place of birth||Gre Gre Central, St Arnaud, Victoria|
|Other Names||BARRATT, Edwin|
|School||Gre Gre Central, St Arnaud, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, William Barratt, Trainor's Lagoon, via St Arnaud, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||St Arnaud, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, D Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Photo: Peter Dennis|
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 778 Pte Alfred Herbert BARRETT, 2nd Pioneer Bn, died of wounds, 4 October 1917; 2149 Pte John Leslie BARRATT, 46th Bn, died of wounds, 22 October 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 30 August 1916; after evacuating Gallipoli and proceeding to Mudros, he disembarked at Alexandria, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Bn, Moascar, 12 March 1916; appointed Driver, 17 March 1916
Embarked Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 26 March 1916.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 20 February 1917 (venereal disease); transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 20 February 1917; to 7th Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 23 February 1917; to 51st General Hospital, Etaples, 29 February 1917; discharged to Base Depot, 3 April 1917: total period of treatement for venereal disease, 40 days; marched into 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 3 April 1917; marched out to unit, 30 April 1917; rejoined unit, 30 April 1917.
Admitted to 5th London Field Ambulance, 6 May 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); transferred to Casualty Clearing Station, 6 May 1918; to Ambulance Train No 27, 7 May 1918; to 11th Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 8 May 1918; to 2nd Convalescent Depot, Rouen, 14 May 1918; to 11th Convalescent Depot, Buchy, 25 May 1918.
Admitted to 11th Convalescent Depot, Buchy, 11 August 1918; transferred to Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Havre, 11 August 1918; marched out to unit, 14 August 1918; rejoined unit, France, 18 August 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 21 August 1918; rejoined unit, 8 September 1918.
Transferred to England for return to Australia, 10 January 1919; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, England, 16 January 1919.
Found guilty, 11 February 1919, of being absent without leave from 9 am, 6 February, to 7 February 1919: awarded 4 days Field Punishment No 2; forfeited a total of 6 days' pay.
Marched out to 1st Training Brigade, Sutton Veny, 25 February 1919; marched into Australian Army Service Corps Base, 20 March 1919.
Marched into No 2 Group, 19 May 1919.
Found guilty, 26 May 1919, of being absent without leave from evacuation parade, 23 May 1919: awarded 7 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeited a total of 9 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia from England on board HT 'Anchises', 22 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 8 October 1919; discharged, 2 January 1920.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalVictory Medal and British War Medal marked returned, 10 May 1923.
|Miscellaneous details||Surname incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as BARRETT.|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||91|
|Place of burial||St Arnaud Cemetery ('Late 1st A.I.F. Original Anzac.'), Victoria|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARRATT Edwin|