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Regimental number6560
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolCrown Street Superior Public School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address60 Turong Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Robert Richards, 60 Turong Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 July 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 April 1917
Place of death or woundingHermies, France
Date of death9 April 1917
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialBeaumetz Cross Roads Cemetery, Beaumetz-les-Cambrai (Row F, Grave 12), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Caroline BARRON, 60 Yurong Street, Hyde Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsReal name: Harold Richard BARRON

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