|Place of birth||Nhill, Victoria|
|School||Rosebank School, Dundee, Scotland|
|Age on arrival in Australia||25|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs S.Barlow, Baker Street, Nhill, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Mentioned in Despatches|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Place of death or wounding||France|
|Age at death||35|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Taken on strength of 6th Bn, Lemnos, 31 October 1915.
Evacuated to hospital, 8 December 1915 (hernia); admitted to No 24 Field Ambulance, Mudros, 10 December 1915; transferred to No 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezirch, Egypt, 2 January 1916; to No 3 Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 2 February 1916; discharged, 2 February 1916, and marched into Overseas Base the same day.
Proceeded to unit, 30 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria for postal duty, 6 April 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 12 April 1916.
With Base Postal Corps, 2 May 1916.
Detached for duty with Postal Corps, 7 September 1916.
With Base Postal Office, London, no date stated.
Married Hephzibah Florence TATE, Register Office, Paddington, 17 March 1917.
Promoted Extra Regimental Corporal, London, 1 June 1918.
Promoted Temporary Sergeant, London, 8 November 1918.
Detached from postal duty, 2 January 1919, and marched out of No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, the same day.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Margha', 19 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 March 1919; discharged Melbourne (medically unfit), 27 April 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARLOW Robert|