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Isaac Manly BARROW

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressDulwich Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, I Le P Barrow, 26 Yule Street, Dulwich Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceA A M C Res
Enlistment date28 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 12 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Medals

Military Cross

'Under heavy fire he dressed the wounded in an open trench, and when the battalion attacked he advanced with them and established his dressing station behind the front line. When two of his bearers were wounded carrying a casualty he dashed forward under direct machine gun fire to their assistance. Later, he was seriously wounded. Throughout the operations he showed conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 11904 Pte Garnet Lyndon BARROW, 9th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 18 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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