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Robert Rawcliffe BARKER

Regimental number11903
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationOptician
AddressHomebush, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8.5"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Jane Barker, 'Mimosa', Abbotsford Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Ambulance 9, Section A
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAIF Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1920
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date21 August 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death28 July 1964

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