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Percival Gregory BARRY

Regimental number5344
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm Labourer
AddressCranbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J J Barry , Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Electrical & Mechanical Mining Unit
FateReturned to Australia 16 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 61823 Pte Henry Theophilus BARRY, ABRC, returned to Australia, 22 July 1919; 5469 Pte Richard Kevin BARRY, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919; two other brothers not identified.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 May 1972

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