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George William BARNES

Regimental number4137
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
SchoolState School, Rockhampton, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E J Barnes, 321 West Street, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 2), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
55
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Eliza Jane and the late George BARNES. Native of Rockhampton, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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