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Albert Edward BARBER

Regimental number90
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBookseller
AddressHyde Park Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMrs M J Barber, Hyde Park Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name1st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Not specified.


Recommendation date: April 1915

Not specified.


Recommendation date: April 1915

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 March 1942

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