Service Number: 6380
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Not yet discovered
Home Town: Enmore, Armidale Dumaresq, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 10 November 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

9 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, 6380, 2nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, 6380, 2nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

Great Sydney Central Station Honour Board

Alfred BARRETT, (Service Number 6380) was born on 1 November 1884. In 1913 he had a temporary role with the Traffic Branch as a gatekeeper in Sydney and by the end of the year he had progressed to become a porter but had been made a permanent employee and routine pay increments were made until 1917.
On 13 March 1916 he was granted leave to join the Expeditionary Forces and enlisted at Enmore. He embarked from Australia on HMAT ‘Euripides’ on 9 September 1916, travelling directly to Plymouth, England.
Barrett proceeded overseas to France through Folkestone and was wounded in April 1917 with a shrapnel injury to his abdomen. He recuperated in England and returned to the front in August and was killed in action on 10 November 1917. With no known grave he is remembered at the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium.
(NAA B2455-3052225)

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