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Herbert Henry BARTON

Regimental number3760
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolBlackfriars Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address21 Gordon Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Barton, 21 Gordon Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme), Area 30 B.
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 April 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death24 April 1917
Age at death18.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
90
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Hanna BARTON, 21 Gordon Street, Rozelle, New South Wales. Born at Leichhardt, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: Herbert Richard Barrett, 30th Battalion, killed in action, France.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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