Henry James BARTLETT

BARTLETT, Henry James

Service Number: 18118
Enlisted: 5 February 1917, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Manly, New South Wales, 18 August 1891
Home Town: Auburn, Auburn, New South Wales
Schooling: Parramatta Marist Brothers High School
Occupation: Insurance clerk
Died: Died of Illness, Damascus, Syria, 28 October 1918, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Syria
Damascus Commonwealth War Cemetery, Damascus, Syria
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

5 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 18118, Sydney, New South Wales
2 Nov 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 18118, 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '22' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Commonwealth embarkation_ship_number: A73 public_note: ''
2 Nov 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 18118, 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, HMAT Commonwealth, Melbourne
28 Oct 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 18118, 4th Light Horse Regiment, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 18118 awm_unit: 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance Australian Army Medical Corps awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-10-28

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Biography contributed by Adam Meehan

"...18118 Private Henry James Bartlett, 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps, of Auburn, NSW. An insurance clerk prior to enlistment, Pte Bartlett embarked with the 30th Reinforcements from Melbourne on HMAT Commonwealth on 2 November 1917. After transferring to the 4th Light Horse Field Ambulance, he died of illness on 28 October 1918 at Damascus, Syria, aged 27." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)