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Vincent Samuel BARNES

Regimental number360
Date of birth1893
Place of birthWoolbrook, New South Wales
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressC/o Mrs Barnes, Napier Street, Tamworth, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Barnes, Tamworth, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name33rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 3 February 1918
Place of death or woundingNeuve Eglis, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery, (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 16), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel Albert and Emma BARNES, Thorpleigh Flats, Coogee, New South Wales. Native of Tamworth, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 8 Private Herbert George BARNES, 33rd Battalion, returned to Australia, 20 December 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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