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Michael BARRY

Regimental number4982
Place of birthCarrigaline, Co Cork, Ireland
SchoolCarrigaline National School, Ireland
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationShipwright
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Barry, Carrigaline, Cork, Ireland
Enlistment date25 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 April 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 March 1918
Place of death or woundingnr Messines, Belgium
Date of death22 March 1918
Age at death28
Place of burialLa Plus Douve Farm Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
116
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Marathon', 10 May 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched into 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott; marched into 14th Training Bn, Codford, 5 November 1917.

Proceeded to France through Southampton, 14 November 1917; marched into 5th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Havre, 15 November 1917; moved into the field, 19 November 1917; taken on strength of 30th Bn, 29 November 1917.

Killed in action, 22 March 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BARRY Michael

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