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Douglas Clarence BARTLETT

Regimental number3768
Place of birthCardiff, Wales
SchoolCouncil School, Cardiff, Wales
Age on arrival in Australia20
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6.25"
Weight112 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward Bartlett, 'Glenmaye', Clements Road, South Yardley, Birmingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 November 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 19 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death19 July 1916
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsV.C. Corner (Panel No 19), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mr E.H. and Mrs E. BARTLETT, 'Glenmayo', Clements Road, South Yardley, Birmingham, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 20 January 1916; disembarked Alexandria, 26 February 1916.

Transferred to 56th Bn, 3 April 1916, and taken on strength, Ferry Post.

Transfererd to 15th Brigade, 18 May 1916, and taken on strength, 60th Bn, Ferry Post.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.

Reported missing, 19 July 1916.

Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.

Note on Red Cross File No 260503: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARTLETT Douglas Clarence
Red Cross File No 260503

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