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Richard Erle BARKER

Regimental number679
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAgricultural student
AddressStoney Road, Leeton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Baker, Euguba, Stony Road, Leeton, via Yanco, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Other details

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

Also served in World War II: NX89689
Date of death5 September 1967
Age at death71
Place of burialLeeton Cemetery, New South Wales

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