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Harry Francis BARNES

Regimental number546
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaundryman
AddressTheatrical Buildings, Glenhuntly Road, Glenhuntly, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, H Barnes, 109 Hanmer Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll546A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1918
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialMeteren Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 545), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Flora Marion BARNES. Native of Williamstown, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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