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Regimental number7941
Place of birthLilydale, Tasmania
SchoolLilydale State School, Tasmania
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressLilydale, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W Barfoot, Lilydale, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 27th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death18 September 1918
Age at death19.4
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialJeancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 38), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Hanora Barfoot, Lilydale, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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