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Harold Percy BARNES

Regimental number15087
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLaboratory assistant
AddressParkville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 8"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinFather, R Barnes, 119 Wells Street, Hackney, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 June 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Kashgar on 5 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Kymettus on 12 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31728 (12 January 1920); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 33 (1 April 1920).

FateReturned to Australia 4 January 1920
Discharge date27 January 1920
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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