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William George BARRETT

Regimental number5176
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCorrespondence clerk
Addressc/o Mrs A G Furniss, 3 Bartlett Street, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss M P Barrett, Linwood, Christchurch, New Zealand
Previous military service2 years Boys High School Cadets
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 March 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 May 1920
Discharge date29 July 1920
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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