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Thomas Edward BARNES

Regimental number20549
Place of birthNewbridge New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMotor proprietor
AddressBoorowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Edward Barnes, Boorowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 June 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll"272/6/1917"
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameLight Motor Set Wireless Troop
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollLight Motor Wireless Section
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 23 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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