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Bernard Barker BRISTOW

Regimental number569
Place of birthBridlington, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressNorth Gate, Cottingham, Yorks., England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Bristow, North Gate, Cottingham, Yorks., England
Enlistment date15 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 March 1915
Place of enlistmentNannup, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 29 June 1915
Two ships sailed from Fremantle carrying men from the 28th Battalion Headquarters, and Companies A, B, C and D. From embarkation records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship each man sailed on. They are: 30 officers and 982 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A11, 'Ascanius', on 29 June 1915 and 12 others embarked at Fremantle, Western Australia, on HMAT A36, 'Thirty-Six, on 12 July 1916.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Company Engineers
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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