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Richard Eugene BARNES

Regimental number608
Place of birthMinyip, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor repairer
Address7 Gourlay Street, East St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Gladys Muriel Barnes, 7 Gourlay Street, East St. Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

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