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William John BARNES

Regimental number16870
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
AddressWilloughby, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Isabella Barnes, 'Kelso', Chandos Street, St Leonards North, New South Wales
Previous military service18th Infantry
Enlistment date3 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Camel Field Ambulance
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
FateDied of disease 12 April 1919
Date of death12 April 1919
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row P, Grave No. 10), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Isabella BARNES, "Kelso", Plunkett Street, Crows Nest, New South Wales. Born at North Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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