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Gilbert Robert BARR

Regimental number5995
Place of birthBalaklava, South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTeamster
AddressDoodlakine, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Phillis Barr, Doodlakine, Western Australia
Enlistment date26 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 21/3/16 & posted to 16th Bn, 19th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 16th Bn, 22/12/16. Mortally wounded, 21/10/17.
FateDied of wounds 31 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death31 October 1917
Age at death38
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row F, Grave No. 20), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
78
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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