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Regimental number544
Place of birthEnsay, Victoria
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Helen Barkley, Mitchell Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date11 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Infantry Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3462 Gunner Ronald BARKLEY, 6th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 802 Sergeant George BARKLEY MM, 25th Bn, killed in action, 10 June 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 October 1967
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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