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Jack BARKER

Regimental number600
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGasfitter
Address213 Bridport Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs. E. Barker, 213 Bridport Street, Albert Park, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 19 August 1919
Date of death9 April 1974
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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