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John Thomas BARBER

Regimental number5303
Place of birthHay New South Wales
SchoolHay Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMurray Street, Hay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinSister, Miss Florence Barber, 340 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 March 1917
Place of death or woundingDead Mule Corner, Le Sars, France
Date of death2 March 1917
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row C, Grave No. 48), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Florence Barber. Native of Hay, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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