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Robert James Barnet (1896–1916)

Barnet.—Driver Robert James McGregor Barnet, who died of wounds in France August 27, 1916, dearly-loved elder son of the Rev. D. McKay Barnet and Jessie Barnet, The Manse, Wollongong. "Whosoever will lose his life for My sake shall find it."

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'Barnet, Robert James (1896–1916)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 13 July 2024.

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Life Summary [details]


Nowra, New South Wales, Australia


27 August, 1916 (aged ~ 20)

Cause of Death

war wounds

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Military Service