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Alfred Septimus BARTLETT

Regimental number1157
Place of birthBlackheath, Kent, England
SchoolRoan's School, Greenwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBroome, N WA
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 9"
Weight161 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Mary Bartlett, 'Rosedean', Vanbrugh Fields, Blackheath, London SE, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 May 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)


Recommendation date: 11 January 1917

FateDied of wounds 22 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialDeir El Belah War Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 115), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William John and L. BARTLETT, "Rosevean", Manor Way, Blackheath, London
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1156 Pte Stephen BARTLETT, 10th Light Horse Regiment, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Absorbed into10th Light Horse Regiment from reinforcements, Helipolis, 26 February 1916; marched out to Serapeum, 26 February 1916.

Admitted to 54th Casualty Clearing Station, Serapeum, 26 April 1916 (enteralgia); discharged to duty, 27 April 1916.

Wounded in action, Palestine, 19 April 1917; admitted to 3rd Light Horse Field Ambulance, 19 April 1917 (gun shot wound, head); transferred to 6th Mounted Brigade Field Ambulance, 19 April 1917; to 53rd Welsh Casualty Clearing Station, 20 April 1917; died of wounds, 21 April 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARTLETT Alfred Septimus

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