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Archie Reginald BARLEY

Regimental number1788
Place of birthSouthampton England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHughenden, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Ronald Barley, 67 The Portway, West Ham, London, England
Enlistment date27 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 27 March 1916, 41st Bn, 2nd Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 44th Bn, 27 October 1916.
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death4 June 1917
Age at death20
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert (Plot VIII, Row G, Grave No. 4), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1787 Pte Ronald Ernest BARLEY, 44th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 August 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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