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Leslie Charles BARRETT

Regimental number4740
Place of birthCootamundra, New South Wales
SchoolBrookvale Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrookvale PO via Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C Barrett, Brookvale PO via Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date28 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 January 1918
Date of death14 January 1918
Age at death19.5
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSpolibank Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave 1), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
139
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Annie Victoria BARRETT, Orchard Road, Brookvale, Manly, New South Wales. Native of Cootamundra, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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