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Roy Walter BARNES

Regimental number12697
Date of birth22 February 1897
Place of birthWayville, South Australia
SchoolSchool of Mines, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMechanical engineer
Address72 Rose Terrace, Wayville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs A R Barnes, 72 Rose Terrace, Wayville, South Australia
Previous military service78th Infantry
Enlistment date4 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSquadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 23 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Disembarked Australia, 7 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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