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Robert BARRON

Regimental number5353
Place of birthJondaryan Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationDrover
AddressBrisbane Street, Bulimba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Barron, Brisbane Street, Bulimba, Queensland
Enlistment date29 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Family/military connectionsSister: Sister Janet Ivy BARRON, Australian Army Nursing Service, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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