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Arthur Newman BARNES

Regimental number2614
Place of birthBoort, Victoria
SchoolBoort State School, Victoria
AddressWamboota, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Victoria Adelaide M Barnes, Wamboota, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death27 May 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row E, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Matthew and Fanny Elizabeth BARNES, husband of Victoria BARNES, "Bungalow", Wamboota, New South Wales. Native of Boort, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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