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George Moffat BARR

Regimental number545
Place of birthGlasgow, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
Address4 Park Court, Park Lane, Leeds, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Barr, Park Court, Park Lane, Leeds, England
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Discharge date25 October 1919
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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