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John Thomas BARKER

Regimental number876
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
OccupationCommercial traveller
Address186 Scotchmer Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs B.M. Barker, 8 Springfield Avenue, Toorak, Victoria
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 4 August 1915
Family/military connectionsSon: 2209 Pte William Thomas BARKER, 7th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1915.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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