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John BARNES

Regimental number1871
Place of birthPreston England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressIngham, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinBrother, Alfred Barnes, Tara, Ingham, Queensland
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Mcgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 June 1917
Date of death10 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBethlehem Farm East Cemetery, (Row A, Grave No. 11), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred and Mary BARNES. Native of Walton-le-Dale, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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