William Joseph (Bill) BARRETT

BARRETT, William Joseph

Service Numbers: 27775, 2775
Enlisted: 13 April 1916, Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, 25 November 1898
Home Town: Glamorgan Vale, Somerset, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia, 13 April 1995, aged 96 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

13 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 27775, 49th Infantry Battalion, Brisbane
27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2775, 49th Infantry Battalion
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2775, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
7 Mar 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 25th Infantry Battalion
4 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 2775, 25th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, Shrapnel wound right thigh
12 Oct 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 26th Infantry Battalion
4 Jun 1919: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2775, 26th Infantry Battalion, HT Mahia, England for return to Australia - disembarking Sydney 20 July 1919
20 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2775, 26th Infantry Battalion

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