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Raymond William BARR

Regimental number2615
Place of birthNeerim, Victoria
SchoolNeerim State School No 2666, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressNerrin South, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles George Barr, Nerrin South, Victoria
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death24 April 1918
Age at death22.11
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row B, Grave 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles George and Sarah Annie BARR, Neerim South, Gippsland, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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