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William Henry BARNES

Regimental number556
Place of birthRoma Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSelector
AddressMitchell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Barnes, Mitchell, Queensland
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 706 Pte John Wilson BARNES, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 10 June 1915.

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