Stirling Ferguson BARNETT


BARNETT, Stirling Ferguson

Service Numbers: 1789, 61
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Northcote, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1789, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 61, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 61, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Ebenezer Barnett and Jane Barnett nee Kay of 20 Westbourne Grove, Northcote, Victoria. Brother of Elliott Alexander Barnett who died of Bronchial Pneumonia on 21 February 1919 having served with the 3rd Machine Gun Battalion and is buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

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

Also served in the school cadets