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Henry Victor BARBER

Regimental number2634
Place of birthPanton Hills, Victoria
SchoolYarra Park State School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressEast Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, J C Barber, 5 Albert Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service58th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date29 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death12 May 1917
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialGrevillers British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Charles and Jessie Barber, 40 Highett Street, West Richmond, Victoria. Born at Panton Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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