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John William BARNES

Regimental number60648
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDental mechanic
Address312 Ascot Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.25"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinFather, J W Barnes, 312 Ascot Street, South Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceSenior Cadets 5 yrs
Enlistment date17 May 1918
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 23 July 1918
Regimental number from Nominal Roll60048
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1920
Discharge date26 March 1920
Other detailsMedal: British War Medal

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