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Lionel BARBARY

Regimental number10
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWestonia, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Peter Barbary, Mangeenan, Western Australia
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death29 July 1916
Age at death21.10
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBouzincourt Ridge Cemetery, Albert (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Emma Barbary. Born at Broken Hill, New South Wales

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