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John BARNWELL

Regimental number2281
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPowder monkey
Address33 Abercrombie Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Barnwell, 16 Mary Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 29/5/16 - 37th Bn, 4th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 37th Bn, 25/3/7.
FateKilled in Action 10 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Date of death10 October 1917
Age at death40
Place of burialWhite House Cemetery, (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 9), St. Jean-Les-Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
127
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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