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Matthew Robert BARBOUR

Regimental number1944
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolEmu Creek State School No 228, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGardener
AddressEmu Creek, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Walter Robb Barbour, Emu Creek, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 27 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Emu Creek State School No 228 Roll of Honor, Victoria.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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