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Regimental number20
Place of birthWalkaway, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDudley Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Barker, Dudley Street, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 September 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 August 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 208 Sergeant Benjamin BARKER, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 December 1918; 750 Corporal William BARKER MM, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 24 September 1918.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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