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George Walter BARBER

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation46
Next of kinWife, Mrs Barber, c/o Stawell and Keall, solicitors, 23 Barrack Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit nameAustralian Stationary Hospital 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/71/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A55 Kyarra on 14 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', 4th Supplement, No 29644 (11 July 1916); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No 176 (30 November 1916.
Recommendation date: 1 May 1916

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement No. 30448 (28 December 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57 (18 April 1918).
Recommendation date: 8 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 30706 (28 May 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165 (24 October 1918).
Recommendation date: 9 March 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 27 September 1918

Companion of the Order of the Bath


Recommendation date: "Undated"

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George


Recommendation date: "10 October 1916 and 20 September 1917"

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31089 (31 December 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 28 September 1919
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Croix de Guerre (France)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
Date: 23 May 1919

CB


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 109
Date: 15 September 1919

CMG


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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