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Regimental number4984
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressPaddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27.5
Height5' 7.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Barnasconi, 180 Boundary Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 April 1917
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra Crofts
Discharge date20 November 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Kanowna', 5 January 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, fractured right femur), Sydney, 20 November 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death26 January 1926
Age at death36
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. 9, 2036), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNASCONI Sydney Paul

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