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James Alfred BARKER

Regimental number28855
Place of birthNottingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Address34 Meeks Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 7"
Weight152 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Barker, 22 Garden City, Carlton, Nottingham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 29 February 1920
Discharge date28 April 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 January 1968
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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