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Regimental number2127
Place of birthDrysdale, Victoria
SchoolNalangil State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address94 Union Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Alfred Barrand, 94 Union Street, Windsor, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood,
Date of death6 October 1917
Age at death24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave 7), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Ada BARRAND. Native of Drysdale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1075 Sgt Leslie BARRAND, MM, 22nd Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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