|Place of birth||Maryborough, Victoria|
|School||Maryborough State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||87 Kent Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Uncle, G Barnes, 87 Kent Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 months in the 55th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fromelles, France|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||21|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 19), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Mother: Selina Agnes WILLIAMSON|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 8th Bn, Anzac, Gallipoli, 23 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to 60th Bn, and taken on strength, Serapeum, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported Missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on Red Cross File No 240503 : 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BARNES Hurtle Edgar
Red Cross File No 240503