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William Bertie BARKER

Regimental number3754
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Hamilton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWaratah Street, Broadmeadow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Barker, Waratah Street, Broadmeadow, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Army Service Corps (Compulsory Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 July 1918
Age at death23.6
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialLongueau British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave no. 4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick Josiah and Charlotte BARKER, 30 Broadmeadow Road, Broadmeadow, New South Wales. Native of Newcastle, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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