William Edward BARRS

Regimental numberR3401
Place of birthGarston, Liverpool, England
SchoolGrammar School, Birmingham, and Ellesmere College, Shropshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation rider
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Barrs, 36 Cawley Road, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column 2, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/90/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 19 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 21 July 1917
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25