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Alfred Henry BARKER

Regimental number755
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStockman
Addressc/o Mrs J. Sutherland, 181 Marion Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinBrother, Joseph W. Barker, as above
Enlistment date17 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 8 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Light Horse Machine Gun Sqn.
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 17 November 1914. Wounded 20 July 1915. Joined 2nd Machine Gun Squadron, 23 July 1916.
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1917
Date of death5 November 1917
Age at death22
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 16), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
180

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