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Benjamin Stewart BARNES

Regimental number112
Date of birth1 June 1891
Place of birthThebarton, South Australia
SchoolThebarton Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronworker
AddressKintore Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinE D Barnes, Kintore Street, Mile End, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 20 October 1914
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name not found on Nominal Roll.
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 13 Sergeant Clifford Herbert BARNES, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 30 October 1918; 435 Pte Clarence Walter BARNES, 3rd Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Disembarked Australia, 15 June 1918; discharged (medically unfit), 28 August 1918.

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

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