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Peter Douglas BARRETT

Regimental number1309
Place of birthFremantle, Western Australia
SchoolPrivate School, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelephone lineman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Barrett, c/o Coal Inspector, Collie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 October 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death30 May 1916
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave 55), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Postmaster General's Department Roll of Honour, Commonwealth of Australia Building, Perth, Western Australia. Dedicated to 'Officers from Western Australia who gave their lives in the Great War 1914-1918'. Parents: Peter Dudley and Annie BARRETT, Wittonoom Street, Collie, Western Australia
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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