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Edward BARRAS

Regimental number19556
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address14 Donald Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, M Barras, 14 Donald Street, Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Head-Quarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 October 1918
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialNeves Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row B, Plot 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
15
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George Edward and Margaret BARRAS, 108 High Street, Windsor, Victoria,
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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