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Charles James BARCLAY

Regimental number3l9
Place of birthCohuna, Victoria
SchoolNaracoorte Public School, South Australia
AddressNaracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs L T Barclay, Naracoorte, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name10th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 August 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death16 August 1916
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2. (Plot VI, Row K, Grave No. 1), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Huelin and Lucy Jane Barclay, Naracoorte, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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