Jonathan BARNES

Regimental number1909
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
Other NamesSCOTT, F S
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHameletor, Northumberland, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Height5' 4.25"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinSister, Mrs J Cheeseman, 5 Bellvois Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death25
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsThe Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 22), Gallipoli, Turkey

The Lone Pine Memorial, situated in the Lone Pine Cemetery at Anzac, is the main Australian Memorial on Gallipoli, and one of four memorials to men of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Designed by Sir John Burnet, the principal architect of the Gallipoli cemeteries, it is a thick tapering pylon 14.3 metres high on a square base 12.98 metres wide. It is constructed from limestone mined at Ilgardere in Turkey.

The Memorial commemorates the 3268 Australians and 456 New Zealanders who have no known grave and the 960 Australians and 252 New Zealanders who were buried at sea after evacuation through wounds or disease. The names of New Zealanders commemorated are inscribed on stone panels mounted on the south and north sides of the pylon, while those of the Australians are listed on a long wall of panels in front of the pylon and to either side. Names are arranged by unit and rank.

The Memorial stands over the centre of the Turkish trenches and tunnels which were the scene of heavy fighting during the August offensive. Most cemeteries on Gallipoli contain relatively few marked graves, and the majority of Australians killed on Gallipoli are commemorated here.

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Admitted to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 14 June 1915 (pneumonia); discharged to duty, 12 July 1915; missing, Gallipoli, 6-9 August 1915; court of enquiry at Flairbax, France on 22 April 1916: evidence given by 2062 Pte H Ivimey, 4th Bn, stated that BARNES was alongside him during charge against Lone Pine on 6 August 1915, where BARNES was hit crossing No Man's Land and died instantly; interestingly, he confused him as being about 5'8"; court of enquiry pronounced that the soldier was killed in action, 6-9 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Frederick Stanley SCOTT
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARNES Jonathan