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James Thomas BARNARD

Regimental number3568
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolGovernment School, Perth, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressClaremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Height5' 7"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Anne Stein, Reserve Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 April 1917
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 24 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Date of death4 July 1918
Age at death41
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Fouilloy (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ann Stein (formerly BARNARD), and the late William BARNARD. Born at Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Albany, 23 July 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 16 September 1917; marched into 11th Training Bn, Durrington, 17 September 1917.

Marched into 10th Training Bn, Sutton Mandeville, 5 November 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 17 January 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 18 January 1918.

Proceeded to unit, 20 January 1918; taken on strength of 44th Bn, in the field, 23 January 1918.

Killed in action, 4 July 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNARD James Thomas

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