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John Thomas BARRON

Regimental number405
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressVictoria Barracks, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMrs Barron, Tatura PO, Tatura, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date8 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Meritorious Service Medal


Recommendation date: 12 February 1918

FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2564 Pte James Grange Park BARRON, 57th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918.
Date of death2 November 1954
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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