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John Edward BARCLAY

Regimental number1709
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Clarke, 12 O'Farrell Street, Seddon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMiss L Clark, 12 O'Farrell Street, Seddon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 June 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death21 June 1915
Age at death22
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemeetery, Anzac (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 74), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of L and Elizabeth N BRACLAY; husband of Louisa Mary BARCLAY, 88 Carlisle Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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