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Albert Leslie BARBER

Regimental number6973
Place of birthFowlers Bay, South Australia
AddressQuorn, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.2
Height5' 6.5"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Barber, Quorn, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1918
Discharge date19 August 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 5 April 1918; discharged (medically unfit: shell wound, right forearm), Adelaide, 19 August 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARBER Albert Leslie

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