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Regimental number7959
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address9 York Street, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Edward Barber, 9 York Street, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service20th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal (Shoeing Smith)
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 16
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919

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