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John BARNES

Regimental number297
Place of birthIrvinebank Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressof Mrs Pender, c/o Mrs Williamson, 8th Avenue, No 3, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John Barnes, Irvine Bank, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death29 July 1916
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialNo known grave
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
103
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mrs R. BARNES, Irvinebank, Queensland. Born at Montalbion, Queensland

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