William Reuben BARTLETT

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BARTLETT, William Reuben

Service Number: 2558
Enlisted: 3 August 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wardell, New South Wales, Australia, 11 July 1887
Home Town: Wardell, Ballina, New South Wales
Schooling: Wardell Public School, Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed In Action, Mouquet Farm, France, 19 August 1916, aged 29 years
Cemetery: Serre Road Cemetery No.2
Plot XXVII, Row A, Grave 6,
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

3 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2558, Brisbane, Queensland
21 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2558, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2558, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
1 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 12th Infantry Battalion
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2558, 12th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
19 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2558, 12th Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Oliver and Elizabeth Louisa 

Brother of 10 Pte. Roy Bartlett (/explore/people/328220) who died from war related illness in Sydney on 05 Sep 1920, after returning from the Great War.