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Lionel BARRETT

Regimental number95
SchoolGoulburn Public School, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationMoulding machinist
AddressOrama Street, Waitara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinAlbert Barrett, Lavender Bay, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Junior Cadets for 2 years
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted in the original 3rd Battalion at the age of 16. Embarked with the first contingent. Returned from Egypt, July 1915. Re-enlisted January 1916, and on arriving in England was posted to the 45th Battalion. Served on the Somme sector in France.
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1915
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death22

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