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Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolFort Street Boys' School, Sydney, New South Wales
AddressBalmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Barter, 28 Union Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Previous military service29th Infantry; Served as a Lieutenant, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name45th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 November 1916
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Date of death23 November 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 1), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Willliam and Elizabeth BARTER, 28 Union Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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