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William Russell BARRETT

Regimental number30479
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Chastleton', Orrong Road, Toorak, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Barrett, 'Chastleton', Orrong Road, Toorak, Victoria
Previous military serviceMelbourne University Rifles
Enlistment date21 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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