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John William BARKER

Regimental number210
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 8.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Albert Barker, 51 Mornington Road, Regents Park, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 January 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, B Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 12 January 1920
Discharge date20 April 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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