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Frank Danell BARKLAY

Regimental number3540
Place of birthSingleton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressStanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39.2
Height5' 7.75"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Barklay, 29 Trafalgar Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date13 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJune 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number11/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date9 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 28 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: dyspepsia), Sydney, 9 April 1919.

Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Darrell. True age at enlistment 42.
Date of death4 September 1929
Age at death54
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARKLAY Frank Danell

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