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George James Edward BARNES

Regimental number3021
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address1 Telford Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Barnes, 1 Telford Street, Glebe, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 12 December 1917
Date of death12 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialWesthof Farm Cemetery, (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 10), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Adolphus William and Sarah Ann BARNES, 18 Talford Street, Glebe, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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