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John BARCLAY

Regimental number1096
Place of birthMaffra, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSoldier
AddressBarracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, John Barclay, Watt Street, Sunshine, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date26 June 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Battery
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1092 Gunner Thomas Reginald BARCLAY, 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 December 1918.

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