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Arthur William BARNES

Regimental number10949
Date of birth27 August 1890
Place of birthEnfield, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs F M Barnes, 222 Bellarine Street, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNo information provided on Roll of Honour circular.
FateKilled in Action 31 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialFlatiron Copse Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row G, Grave No. 4), Mametz, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Daughter: Miss F.D. BARNES, 4 Stone Street, North Brighton, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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