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William BARNARD

Regimental number781
Date of birth7 March 1892
Place of birthDeloraine, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDevonport, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles Barnard, Devonport, Tasmania
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Other details

Enlisted at Claremont, Tasmania.

War service: Western Front

Appointed Driver, Horse Transport, 17 November 1916. Proceeded overseas to France from England, 23 November 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport, England, on board 'Soudan', 12 May 1919; discharged, 13 September 1919.

Total war service: 3 years 167 days (of which 3 years 30 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Miscellaneous detailsFull name: William Henry BARNARD
Date of death10 February 1976
Place of burialDevonport Cemetery, Tasmania

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