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Regimental number1038
Place of birthHove, Sussex, England
SchoolWest Hove Church School, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
Occupationlnsurance agent
Address24 Fortescue Street, Springhill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs Frances Barnes, 68 Cowper Street, Hove Sussex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death29 May 1918
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 19), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ernest and Frances Ellen BARNES, 68 Cowper Street, Hove, Suzzex, England

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