Norman George Barrett

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Barrett, Private Norman George no.7732 6th Field Ambulance, Australian Army Medical Corps.

“Eunonia” Wallace Avenue, Hurlstone Park.

Shop assistant.

Born 1895 at Wickham, son of Ernest and Edith Caroline Barrett.

Family moved to “Eunonia”, Wallace Avenue, Hurlstone Park.

Educated public school.

Enlisted 12/7/1915.

Killed in action 5/11/1917, Ypres, aged 22.

Buried Hooge Crater Cemetery, Zillebeke, Belgium, grave no.I.DD.2 Tele/Mirror 11/11/1993 Barrett, Norman George Newcastle 5/11/1917.

Australian War Memorial record available at: https://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1642893/ (accessed on 10 June 2016) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.

Note

An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.

Reference

Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002