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Henry Theophilus BARRY

Regimental number61823
Date of birth6 April 1899
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTelegraphist
AddressGrant Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 5.75"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, J J Barry, Grant Street, Bacchus Marsh, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets, Footscray, for 4 years; 1 year in the 56th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date21 February 1918
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Zealandic on 5 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollA BRC
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date17 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5649 Pte Richard Kevin BARRY, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other details

War service: embarked Melbourne, 5 October 1918; disembarked London, England, 5 December 1918, and marched in to 5th Training Bn, Fovant. Allotted to Reinforcements, 22nd Bn, 5 December 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France, 28 January 1919; marched in to Australian Staging Camp, Abancourt, 29 January 1919. Marched out to Headquarters, Australian Base Depot, Havre, 19 February 1919; taken on strength, ABRC, 1 March 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 10 June 1919; marched in to No 2 Group, Sutton Veny, 11 June 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 22 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 September 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 17 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal

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