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Albert Alexander BARLING

Regimental number4358
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolBargo West Public School, New South Wales
Other trainingLinesman, Postmaster General's Department
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLineman
Address111 Ocean Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Barling, 111 Ocean Street, Woollahra, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 April 1918
Place of death or woundingHangard Wood, France
Date of death8 April 1918
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialHangard Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I.,Row J., Grave 18.), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adam and Margaret Barling, 111 Ocean Street, Edgecliff, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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