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Herbert Horace BARRIE

Regimental number4090
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolEast Brisbane & Kangaroo Point State Schools, Queensland
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMoulder
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.7
Height5' 6"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Laura Jane Barrie, Norwood Street, Paddington, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Cadets.
Enlistment date16 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 October 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death24
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 6), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5033 Pte John BARRIE, 41st Bn, killed in action, Bailleul, France, 7 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRIE Herbert Horace

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