Roll of Honour William Barrett

Service number 5191
Rank Leading Stoker
Unit HMAS Swan
Service Royal Australian Navy
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 25 May 1919
Place of Death Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cause of Death Suicide
Place of Association Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Rookwood Necropolis, Rookwood, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Source AWM144 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Royal Australian Navy

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Barrett's name is located at panel 1 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour name projection

William Barrett's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sat 06 May 2023 at 5:56am
  • Wed 09 August 2023 at 8:17pm
  • Fri 13 October 2023 at 1:40am
  • Fri 23 February 2024 at 12:16am
  • Wed 22 May 2024 at 7:28pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

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