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Vivian Murry BARBER

Regimental number2249
Date of birth24 September 1883
Place of birthLochiel, South Australia
SchoolLochiel Public School, South Australia
AddressSeven Hills, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Emma Barber, Seven Hills, South Australia
Enlistment date13 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 26 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 January 1916 - 3rd Light Horse, 16th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 3rd Light Horse, 14 June 1916.
FateDied of disease 1 November 1916
Age at death33
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 29), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Town: Sevenhills, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2244 Pte Walter BARBER, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 12 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Accidentally killed, Kantara, 1 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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