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George William BARNES

Regimental number1841
Place of birthWollaston, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressHenwick Road, Wollaston, England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.25"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Nellie Barnes, c/o W. Barnes, Meadows South, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 11 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1919
Discharge date28 February 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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