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William BARTLETT

Regimental number5785
Place of birthBathurst New South Wales
SchoolTarana Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarter
Address34 Crown Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Bartlett, 34 Crown Street, St Peters, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Date of death20 September 1917
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXVI, Row A, Grave No. 6), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
82
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nathaniel and Annie BARTLETT, Tarana Quarries, New South Wales, Native of Locksley, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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