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Cecil Clyde BARNSLEY

Regimental number2558
Place of birthMoss Vale New South Wales
SchoolState School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressHill Street and Webber Road, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, W.T. Barnsley, Hill Street and Webber Road, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the School Cadets and in the 4th Field Company, Enginners, Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date12 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 July 1915
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 August 1918
Place of death or woundingMorlancourt, France
Date of death23 August 1918
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialHeath Cemetery, (Plot VII, Row B, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
35
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Thomas and Mary Ann BARNSLEY, 'Clyde', Hill Street, West Kogarah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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