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George Edward BARNES

Regimental number229
Place of birthYorketown, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressClements' Gap, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Maria Barnes, Clement's Gap, near Crystal Brook, South Australia
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 August 1965

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