Corporal Thomas Bartnett served in the British Army for four years and 97 days between 1915 and 1919. His Regiment was the Royal Marine Labour Corps based in Deal, Kent England.
He also served with the Army Service Corps in France during the 1914-18 campaign.
Records show he was awarded two medals - the World War 1 Victory Medal and the British War Medal.
Thomas/T. Bartnett having served between 1915-19 with either the Royal Munster or Inniskillen Fusiliers
(both Irish based regiments with the British Army at the time).
On the reverse of the certificate it is noted that his age at discharge was 43yrs, 8 months: height 5' 8": complexion fresh: eyes:brown:hair brown: scar between the eyes and his trade was Dock Labourer.
Intended place of residence : 25 Franklin St. S. Shields.
His parents both immigrated to the United States in July 1893 to Philadelphia - with 2 of his sisters and one brother. One sister stayed in Ireland.