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Regimental number3244
Place of birthTarago New South Wales
SchoolSpringfield Public School, nr Goulburn, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, A Barnes, Ryans Vale, Inverlocky Road via Goulburn, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 3 June 1917
Place of death or woundingnr Neuve Eglise, Belgium
Date of death3 June 1917
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert and Mary Ann BARNES, Ryan's Vale, Goulburn, New South Wales. Native of Bangalore, Goulburn
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3245 Pte George William BARNES, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 July 1919.

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