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Regimental number632
Place of birthKaniva, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address7 Collins Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, John Barras, 7 Collins Street, Geelong West, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 December 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 December 1964
Place of burialKaniva Cemetery, Victoria

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