|Place of birth||Manchester, England|
|Other training||Articled to Messrs. David Smith, Garnett, Chartered Accountants, Manchester, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||24|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||c/o J. and N. Phillips and Co, 48 York Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||27|
|Next of kin||Sister, Miss Dorothy Hart, c/o J. and N. Phillips and Co, 48 York Street, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Cootamundra, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/72/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Lance Corporal|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||In 1914 (February) was appointed to the Australian branch of Messrs J & N Phillips of Manchester, as Accountant.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Age at death||29|
|Place of burial||Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row G, Grave No. 8), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 7 October 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 21 November 1916.
Promoted Acting Corporal, 22 November 1916.
Marched into 14th Training Bn, no date stated.
Proceeded overseas to France, 21 December 1916; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 22 December 1916, and reverts to the rank of Private the same day.
Promoted to Acting Corporal (extra duty pay), 24 December 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 6 February 1917; taken on strength of 55th Bn, in the field, 8 February 1917, and reverts to the rank of Private the same day.
Promoted Lance Corporal, 24 April 1917.
Detached to Divisional Gas School, 30 May 1917; rejoined unit, 3 June 1917.
Admitted to No 8 Australian Field Ambulance, 28 July 1917 (trench fever); transferred to No 56 Casualty Clearing Station, 29 July 1917; to No 5 General Hospital, Rouen, 30 July 1917; to England, 16 August 1917; to No 2 Southern General Hospital, Bristol, 17 August 1917; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 29 August 1918; discharged to furlough, 31 August 1917, and to report to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 14 September 1917.
Classified 'B1A3', No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 5 October 1917.
Classified 'A3', 7 November 1917.
Taken on strength of Permanent Cadre, No 3 Command Depot, 1 January 1918.
Marched out to Overseas Training Bde, 30 April 1918, and transferred to 55th Bn the same day; marched into Overseas Training Bde, Longbridge Deverill, 30 April 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 May 1918; marched into Australian Intermediate Base Depot, Le Havre, 24 May 1918.
Proceeded to unit, 26 May 1918; rejoined 55th Bn, 6 June 1918.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, HART William Barker|