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Eric James JARRETT

Regimental number525
Place of birthTunbridge Wells, Kent, England
SchoolAugustines (Catholic) School, Tunbridge Wells
Other trainingCarpenter
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, F Jarrett, 36 Cambrian Road, Tunbridge Wells, England
Previous military serviceKent Field, Engineers, Tunbridge Wells
Enlistment date9 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 16 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularPte Jarrett went right through the Gallipoli campaign and was transferred to the Aust Camel Corps in 1916.
FateKilled in Action 28 March 1918
Place of death or woundingPalestine
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 58), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Jessie JARRETT, 36 Cambrian Road, Tunbridge Wells, England
Family/military connectionsHis brother Pte Leo Jarrett was in the 13th Field Ambulance Corps (Australian Imp Force) and won the M.M. in France

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