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Stanley Joseph BARROW

Regimental number704
Place of birthSouthend-on-Sea, Essex, England
SchoolConvent School, then Church School Catholic, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressC.o W J Thomas, Esq., Bellawa Creek, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs K Keenan, 'St Helens', Leigh Park Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentLSGT
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHad intended to go to College to study for the priesthood; instead migrated to Australia to make a home for his widowed mother.
FateKilled in Action 14 July 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death14 July 1917
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRation Farm Annexe (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 19) Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Kate K. and the late John BARROW, 114 Pall Mall, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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