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Alfred BARKAS

Regimental number3265
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressDaylesford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, G Barkas, Smith Street, Daylesford, Victoria
Enlistment date6 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1917
Place of enlistmentDaylesford, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Corps School
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3272 Pte Gabriel BARKAS, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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