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James Edward BARRETT

Date of birth22 February 1874
Place of birthGoolwa, South Australia
AddressEllen Street, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height6' 0"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M. E. Barrett, Ellen Street, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date20 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Honorary Major)
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 January 1916
Discharge date23 June 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Ulysses', 3 January 1919;appointment terminated (discharged: medically unfit: enteric fever), 23 June 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRETT James Edward

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