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Barwon Barton STAGGS

Regimental number60529
Place of birthMount Victoria, New South Wales
SchoolBumberry Public School, New South Wales
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBumberry via Parkes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Staggs, The Corner, Bumberry via Parkes, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as a member of the Bumberry Rifle Club.
Enlistment date14 June 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th General Service Reinforcements
FateDied of disease 2 November 1918
Place of death or woundingSierra Leone,
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialFreetown (King-Town) Cemetery (2. 205), West Africa
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
185
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Jacob and Victoria Mabel STAGGS, Corner, Bumberry, New South Wales
Other details

War service: died en route to England.

Medal: British War Medal

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