Source: August 1918 casualty.
Pte. G.A. Barratt Dead
Pte. George Albert Barratt was admitted to No. 1 Field Ambulance Hospital, France on August 8, where he died from gunshot wound in the back. He went overseas with the 35 Battalion, and has been in France for over [a year]. He [boarded at the home of] Mrs. E. Whitley, 16 Mechanics avenue. A sister lives in the Channel Islands.
I found a cast iron ashtray bearing the badge of this unit today. I had to get it!
I am glad that this discovery made me aware of their history and sacrifice.
Capt (ret) Guy Larocque, MStJ, CD