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John Joseph BARRY

Regimental number2583
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolChristian Brothers' Catholic College, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChainman, Survey Camp
Address218 Gilles Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kathleen Mary Barry, 218 Gilles Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 May 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death24 May 1916
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialEstaires Communal Cemetery (Plot II, Row S, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and katherine BARRY, 218 Gilles Street, Adelaide, South Australia

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