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John Edward BARKWAY

Regimental number19828
Date of birth15 February 1882
Place of birthNorthampton, England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBootmaker
AddressBrighton, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 8.5"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs L Barkway, 18 Cochrane Street, Brighton, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Volunteer Cadets.
Enlistment date10 August 1917
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameHospital Transport Corps
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board No 2 Hospital Ship Kanowna on 25 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Hospital Ship
FateReturned to Australia
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date16 December 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 June 1926
Age at death44
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARKWAY John Edward

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