Bartlett, William George Suffolk (13936)

Place of Birth: Port Melbourne, VIC

Age: 21 years 1 month

Enlistment Details: Monday, 6 November 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 13936            view online service record

Address:
101 Spring Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
James John Bartlett (father)
101 Spring Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Saturday, 23 December 1916
Ship: RMS Orontes
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 3rd Divisional Supply Column Mechanical Transport – 7th Reinforcements

Fate:
RTA: Saturday, 18 January 1919
Discharged: Friday, 9 May 1919


William was the son of J J (James John) Bartlett and Ellen (Nellie) Suffolk. J J Bartlett owned the Foresters’ Arms Hotel in the 1870s and the family was also associated with the Railway Club Hotel in Raglan Street. He served as a local Councillor including as Mayor in 1891. J J purchased Clareville at 101 Spring Street in 1899 which subsequently became the centre for the family run SP Bookmaking operation in the early decades of the 20th C.

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