Service Number: 53312
Enlisted: 19 February 1918, Rockhamption, Queensland
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 5th Divisional Train
Born: Llanstadwell, Pembrokeshire, Wales, 5 September 1869
Home Town: Rockhampton, Rockhampton, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carrier/Storeman
Died: Natural causes (cancer), Rockhampton, Queensland, 23 July 1936, aged 66 years
Cemetery: North Rockhampton Cemetery, Qld
CofE Section 2, Row 2, Grave 52 - buried with wife Martha Elizabeth Bartlett
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World War 1 Service

19 Feb 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 53312, Rockhamption, Queensland
8 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 53312, 1st to 8th (QLD) Reinforcements, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '20' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: RMS Osterley embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
8 May 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 53312, 1st to 8th (QLD) Reinforcements, RMS Osterley, Sydney
17 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, 53312, 5th Divisional Train

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Biography contributed by Daniel Bishop

Son of James Bartlett and Mary Anne (nee Parsell) Roberts/Bartlett

Siblings: Martha (nee Bartlett) Childs, Frances (nee Bartlett) Williams & Florence (nee Bartlett) Herbert/Morgan.

1st Marriage: Johanna Rice - 7 August 1892; St Stephens' Cathedral - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.  Child:  Mary Josephine Bartlett (1894-94).  William Bartlett became widower in his marriage to Johanna (nee Rice) Bartlett (1894).

2nd Marriage: Martha Elizabeth Doughty - 2 September 1896; St Pauls' Cathedral - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia. Children: Florence Hazel Maude (nee-Bartlett) Roberts, Cassie Evelyn (nee-Bartlett) Hill, William Robert James, Gwendoline Mary (nee-Bartlett) Kelly, Thelma Elizabeth (nee-Bartlett) Donaghey & Roy Albert Bartlett

Death:  23 July 1936; Tannarchy Hospital - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.

Burial: 24 July 1936; (North Rockhampton Cemetery) Norman Gardens - Bruce Hwy & Moores Creek Rd - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.