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William Barker HERBERT

Regimental number2861
Place of birthBeaufort Vic
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
AddressSandstone, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elsie May Herbert, 109 Hampton Road, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 9 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2861A
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1019 Corporal Henry James HERBERT, 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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