Charles David BARNETT

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BARNETT, Charles David

Service Number: 600
Enlisted: 10 March 1915, Perth Western Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fremantle, Western Australia, 1889
Home Town: Jarrahdale, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds, Fromelles, France, 30 May 1916
Cemetery: Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension, Nord
Plot 11, Row A, Grave 11, Bailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Nord), Lille, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Fremantle Fallen Sailors & Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth Western Australia
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 600, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 600, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
30 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 600, 28th Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 28th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

28 Battalion

Rank - Lance Corporal

Embarked Alexandria with Bn for Gallipoli, 4 September 1915;

Appointed Temporary Lance Corporal, 21 September 1915;

Appointed Lance Corporal, 21 September 1915;

Evacuated Gallipoli for Mudros and then proceeded to Alexandria, 10 January 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join British Expeditionary Force, 16 March 1916;

Disembarked Marseilles, France, 21 March 1916.

Wounded in action, France, 30 May 1916 (gun shot wound, head);

Admitted to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 30 May 1916;

Died of wounds, 7.30 am, 30 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Brother of Maria Clarke, 191 Brown Street, East Perth, Western Australia

 

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