|Place of birth||Saddleworth, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Maria Castine, Railway Station, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Member, of the Adelaide Rifle Club for 3 years.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Abraham and Marie Costine BARKLA; Wife: Mary BARKLA|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria, 6 June 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 16 June 1916.
Appointed Acting Corporal, 23 July 1917; reverted to the ranks, 12 September 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 23 October 1917; taken on strength, 32nd Bn, in the field, 1 November 1917.
Admitted to 5th Division Rest Station, 15 January 1918 (neuralgis, defective vision); rejoined Bn, in the field, 22 January 1918.
Wounded in action, 4 May 1918 (mustard gas burns), and admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance and transferred to 61st Casualty Clearing Station; to 41st Stationary Hospital, 5 May 1918; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 6 May 1918; to England, 11 May 1918, and admitted same day to Whipps Cross War Hospital, Leytonstone (affiliated with Colchester Military Hospital); transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 27 May 1918; discharged on furlough, 29 May 1918, to report to No 4 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 12 June 1918.
Marched out to Overseas Training Brigade, Longbridge Deverill, 14 August 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 29 September 1918; rejoined 32nd Bn, in the field, 8 October 1918.
Marched out for return to Australia, 5 March 1919; disembarked Weymouth, 15 March 1919, and marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanah', 8 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 20 June 1919; discharged, Adelaide, 4 August 1919.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalDeath attributed to war service.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||61|
|Place of burial||Mitcham Cemetery (Portion D, Grave 259), Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARKLA Stanley Edgerton|