Regimental number1536
Place of birthNewbridge, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
Address15 Napier Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Height5' 10.25"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Susan Barnes, 15 Napier Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Volunteer Force, 3rd Infantry Regiment, A (?) & C Companies
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentTrooper
Unit nameAustralian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number28/3/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Remount Unit
FateReturned to Australia 21 November 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2148 Pte Earl BARNES, 6th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 26 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNES Jacob