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William Claude BARKER

Regimental number6315
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWestern Reserve, Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, W Barker, Western Reserve, Warrnambool, Victoria
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 10
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Brigade, Australian Field Artillery
FateKilled in Action 25 May 1917
Place of burialVaulx Hill Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Warrnambool Cemetery, Victoria. Father: William BARKER (d. 3 March 1917, aged 65; bu. Warrnambool)
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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