Bertie Gerald BARRETT

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BARRETT, Bertie Gerald

Service Number: 916
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Binnum, SA, 3 January 1880
Home Town: Frances, Naracoorte and Lucindale, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Selector
Died: Killed in action, Sinai Peninsula, Palestine, 7 August 1916, aged 36 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Jerusalem Memorial, Jerusalem War Cemetery, Israel
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Frances War Memorial, Jerusalem Memorial, Kupunn HB1, Naracoorte and District Town Hall Honour Board WW1
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World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 916, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Battle for Pozières
16 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 916, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
7 Aug 1916: Involvement Trooper, SN 916, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Battle for Pozières
Date unknown: Wounded SN 916, 11th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography

Son of Daneil BARRETT and Mary Elizabeth Jane nee SMITH

Enlisted 10 March 1915 in Dalby, Qld.

Served in Gallipoli and Egypt