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Regimental number7688
Place of birthShannon Town, Co Limerick, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMillers Point, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Barrett, 89 Leydon Street, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Connaught Rangers, British Army.
Enlistment date19 November 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 November 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date21 July 1920
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Melbourne, 28 February 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 20 April 1918; taken on strength of 45th Bn, Codford, 5 June 1918.

Absent without leave, 2 July 1918; declared illegal absentee, 14 August 1918; discharged, 21 July 1920, from the Australian Imperial Force for desertion and forfeited pay from 2 July 1918, to 1 April 1920.

Medals: none
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRETT Patrick

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