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Matthew Barrett

In memory of:

Sergeant Matthew Barrett

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

420826

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

16th Bn.

Citation(s):

War Cross (Belgium)

Additional Information


Son of William and Bridget Barrett, of Cuilleen, Carna, Co. Galway, Ireland.

Commemorated on Page 364 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DEMUIN BRITISH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

A. 18.

Location:

Demuin is a village 5 kilometres from Villers Bretonneux. From Villers-Bretonneux take the D23 in the direction of Demuin and Moreuil, heading south. Drive on until the exit of Villers, and then carry straight on to Demuin. The cemetery is on the right hand side just before entering Demuin.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 449 of 1058.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England, 2008.

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