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Herbert George BARNES

Regimental number8
Date of birth1896
Place of birthTamworth New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Barnes, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel ALbert and Emma BARNES, Thorpleigh Flats, Coogee, New South Wales.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 360 Second Lieutenant Vincent Samuel BARNES, 33rd Battalion, killed in action, 3 February 1918, Belgium.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 March 1958
Place of burialMacquarie Park Cemetery

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