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William Picken BARRIE

Regimental number3125
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRobert Street, Jesmond, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mildred Edith Barrie, Robert Street, Jesmond, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 24 September 1916. Taken on strength,53rd Bn, 1 July 1917. Promoted Lance Corporal, 23 September 1917.
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingPeronne, France
Date of death1 September 1918
Age at death35
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
156
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3997 Arthur BARRIE, 4th Bn, killed in action, Bullecourt, France, 18 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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