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Charles BARKER

Regimental number3682
Place of birthKapunda, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressNorth Unley, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs C B Barker, 33 Palmerston Road, North Unley, South Australia
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

MSM


Recommendation date: 22 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name stated to be Charles BARBER on Embarkation Roll
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'Sergeant BARKER both in regard to general regimentsl work and his special appointment as Battalion Gas N.C.O. has been very conscientious and has achieved good results. Sergeant BARKER joined the Battalion on 21th January, 1916 and has not since been away for any reason.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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