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Henry Joseph BARRY

Regimental number25
Place of birthLoughrea, Co Galway, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o H Perrett, Brisbane Road, Bundamba, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Height5' 8.5"
Weight180 lbs
Next of kinJohn Barry, New York, USA
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1915
Place of enlistmentIpswich, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Discharge date27 July 1919
Other details

Embarked Brisbane on HMAT 'Aeneas', 29 June 1915.

Temporarily attached as Police to 7th Brigade Headquarters from 25th Bn, 31 March 1916. Transferred to 26th Bn from 25th Bn, 12 October 1918. Marched out to England from Australian Infantry Depot, Havre, 20 January 1919.

Found guilty at Hurdcott, 8 March 1919, of conduct to the prejudice of good order in that he failed to fall in on parade after being duly warned: awarded a fine of 7 days' pay; forfeited total of 7 days' pay.

Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Port Maquarie', 28 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 26 May 1919, for onward travel to Brisbane. Discharged Brisbane, 27 July 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRY Henry Joseph

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