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Godfrey Ernest BARNES

Regimental number4755
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
Address11 Carnarvon Street, Auburn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr G J Barnes, 11 Carnarvon Street, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date30 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 June 1957
Age at death62
Place of burialMildura Cemetery, Victoria

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