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Regimental number3961
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
AddressTewantin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.7
Height5' 7.75"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Barr, Croydon Avenue, Croydon, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Wandilla on 31 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Date of death13 June 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialQuerrieu British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 41), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Kew and Mary Ann BARR, "Glen Ayr", 20 Arthur Street, Croydon, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Wounded in action, 20 March 1917 (gun shot wound, arm and leg).

Wounded in action (second occasion), 13 June 1918 (gun shot wound, chest and back).

Died of wounds, 13 June 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARR Roy

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