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Albert James Victor BARNES

Regimental number3738
Date of birth6 December 1896
Place of birthRedhill, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCleve, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.1
Height5' 4.5"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinFather, A J Barnes, Arno Bay, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 January 1918
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 34th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 30 April 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date26 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 26 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 June 1960
Age at death62
Place of burialPort Broughton Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNES Albert James Victor

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