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Ernest James BARNES

Regimental number1615
Place of birthPenguin, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPenguin, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Barnes, Penguin, Tasmania
Enlistment date27 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1615A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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